Record Expungement Can Change Your Life: What You Need to Know

Posted July 3rd, 2018 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

It could be something that’s been looming over your head for years. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t change things as they stand. Depending on the circumstances, record expungement can change your life. And, absolutely for the better. Consider the case of Maria Alvarez.  She was dating a guy who asked her to come along […]

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A Way Past Your Stray Past: Understanding the Expungement Landscape

Posted October 27th, 2017 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

“Your Honor, that record was expunged!” We have all heard this line many times from frantic defense attorneys on Law and Order or any number of courtroom dramas. And unlike many other legal terms, expungement actually means what it sounds like: erasure. So, if one is so fortunate as to have a record expunged, as […]

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Why Would I Need an Attorney to Get My Record Expunged?

Posted April 5th, 2017 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

It’s hard to get a good job and a decent place to live these days. It doesn’t help that you have a criminal record. It’s no fair — employers take one look at your job application and instantly vote no if they see that you have a record. But you committed that crime years ago […]

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New Law Gives Some New Jersey Residents Chance to Clear Criminal Record

Posted April 20th, 2016 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

A new law recently took effect this week that allows the majority of offenders in New Jersey who’ve completed a court-order drug treatment program to have their criminal record expunged. In addition, the law cuts the amount of time New Jersey residents have to wait to clear their criminal record from 10 years to five. […]

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Juvenile Records Don’t Have to Be Permanent

Posted October 24th, 2014 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

We hear it all too often in the news. Another teen gets into legal trouble for assault. Or a teen was arrested for robbery. Or a juvenile was accused of bringing a gun into school. It’s heartbreaking for the parents. We want our children to grow up and be productive citizens. But how will they […]

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REDEEM Act Could Give Young Offenders a Second Chance

Posted July 10th, 2014 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

It is not a secret.  Youthful offenses can create a lifetime of trouble.  For some, it may mean that they never emerge from the penal system.  For others, a criminal record can live well beyond an individual’s growth into maturity.  Adults also make mistakes and live with the consequences. They are forever be haunted by […]

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Will My Criminal Past Prevent Me From Getting That Job?

Posted February 18th, 2014 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

You’re going for the job of your dreams but you’re a little nervous. When you were younger, you were stupid enough to break the law and get caught. Your arrest record has been haunting you for some time now and you’re afraid it could affect your chances of even interviewing for this job. Does an […]

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Can I Clear a Domestic Abuse Charge From My Record?

Posted January 29th, 2014 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence.

A few years ago, you were charged with domestic violence for slapping your partner at the time. You pled guilty and followed your punishment. But time has passed. You are no longer with the same person and you haven’t done anything else criminal after the offense. However, the charge still haunts follows you to this […]

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Let Us Help You Expunge Your Criminal Past

Posted January 9th, 2014 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

A criminal history is nothing to laugh about. It leaves a giant black mark on your record. It can affect getting a job, buying a home, or even trying to get custody of your children during a divorce case. There’s nothing worse than being judged for something you have done when you were young and […]

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How to Expunge Your Criminal Record

Posted November 14th, 2013 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

Let’s say you are going to a new job and you are asked the dreaded question: Have you ever been convicted of a crime? There was that one time you were arrested for underage drinking in college, an event that has haunted you for the majority of your adult life. Because of this deed, you […]

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