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Domestic Violence Expungement

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Domestic violence is not a crime in and of itself in New Jersey. There are no domestic violence laws or statutes that make up charges you can be convicted of. Instead, domestic violence is a term used to categorize certain crimes carried out against a person protected by the Domestic…

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Expungement Cost in New Jersey

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How much does it cost to expunge a record? In New Jersey, the cost of an expungement varies based on the method you use. In this article, we will outline three common methods and the approximate costs associated with each. Do-it-yourself: ~$200 Some people decide to apply for an expungement…

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Expunge Arrest Record

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If a person is arrested in New Jersey, they will get a criminal record. Even if they are not convicted or found guilty of the crime they are arrested for, a criminal record still exists, and will reflect their arrest. In many instances, this record may qualify for expungement. Eligibility…

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Juvenile Expungement

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In New Jersey, a juvenile is defined as a person 17 years of age or younger. The most common juvenile criminal offenses are drug-related offenses, theft and shoplifting, disorderly conduct, assault, alcohol-related offenses (“Baby DWI”), and burglary. A juvenile charged with a crime faces a juvenile adjudication of delinquency. Delinquency means…

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Expungement Basics and Benefits

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According to New Jersey law, an expungement is the removal of all records on file from any court, detention/correctional facility, law enforcement or criminal justice agency or juvenile justice agency.  The records that are removed concern an individual’s arrest, detention, trial or ruling within the criminal or juvenile justice system. …

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