Expunging the Records in Your Mental Health History can Put You on the Path to Purchasing and Possessing a Firearm

New Jersey allows those with criminal records to expunge records relating to arrests, criminal proceedings, and convictions. The law’s authorization for expungement extends to those with convictions for all indictable crimes but the most serious

If you have been arrested for or convicted of a crime or quasi-criminal offense in New Jersey, your criminal record may cause problems for you when you are applying for jobs, professional licenses, or even attempting to coach your child’s sports team.  Thankfully, New Jersey provides a way for you to remove the records of

Many clients often ask me about the Pre-Trial Intervention (known as “PTI”) and the conditional discharge program and about the expungement process regarding these programs. If you or a loved one has successfully completed PTI or the conditional discharge program, then you have no criminal record from this charge. By successfully completing the diversionary program, the charges were dismissed at the end of your probation. However, there is a record of the arrest because when you were originally charged you were arrested and processed (fingerprints, mugshot, etc.). Now, you can have that arrest expunged six (6) months after you complete PTI or the conditional discharge.
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