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Denville NJ Disorderly Persons Expungement Lawyer

Expunge Criminal Records in Morris County, New Jersey

Expungement of Disorderly Persons Offense - 2C:52-3
NJ Expungement of Disorderly Persons Offense

We understand what you’re going through because being arrested can happen to anyone. A seemingly harmless incident can quickly escalate, leading to an arrest and being charged with a disorderly persons or petty disorderly persons offense. However, depending on the circumstances, you may be eligible to have this incident expunged from your record. It is essential for your future that you take care of this as soon as possible. That’s why hiring one of our knowledgeable criminal defense attorneys will ensure that your expungement application is submitted, argued, and resolved as efficiently as possible.

The Tormey Law Firm is a criminal defense team with years of experience representing clients charged with all types of offenses, including disorderly conductcriminal mischief, and stalking in Madison, Dover, Parsippany, Rockaway, and Morristown.

Our founding partner, Travis J. Tormey, has successfully handled thousands of criminal cases in New Jersey in both Superior Court (felonies) and Municipal Court (disorderly persons/misdemeanors). Mr. Tormey previously worked at the United States Attorney’s Office in a variety of areas, including the gang task force, sex crimes unit, and white collar crimes units. He then worked for two of the largest and most well-known criminal defense firms in the state before leaving to start his own practice.

Another one of our partners, Alissa D. Hascup, served with the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, where she successfully represented the State of New Jersey at numerous trials, including attempted murder and aggravated assault cases. Also, as a former Municipal Court Prosecutor, Ms. Hascup regularly handled every type of charge that could be heard in Municipal Court. This gives our firm an edge in the courtroom because we understand how the other side thinks and we can anticipate the prosecution’s arguments in your case.

The lawyers from the Tormey Law Firm appear in courts throughout Morris County on a daily basis. Contact us 24 hours a day at 866-949-6948, or use our online contact form to schedule a free consultation about your case.

Expunge a Disorderly Persons Offense in New Jersey 

An expungement of a disorderly persons offense or petty disorderly persons offense is governed by N.J.S.A. 2C:52-3 which provides, in pertinent part:

Any person convicted of a disorderly persons offense or petty disorderly persons offense under the laws of this State who has not been convicted of any prior or subsequent crime, whether within this State or any other jurisdiction, or of another three disorderly persons or petty disorderly persons offenses, may, after the expiration of a period of 5 years from the date of his conviction, payment of fine, satisfactory completion of probation or release from incarceration, whichever is later, present a duly verified petition as provided in section 2C:52-7 hereof to the Superior Court in the county in which the conviction was entered praying that such conviction and all records and information pertaining thereto be expunged.

Expungement of Disorderly Persons Offense in NJ

A disorderly persons offense (known as a “DP”) or petty disorderly persons offense (known as a “Petty DP”) may be expunged off of your record in certain circumstances. There are three (3) requirements that must be satisfied to expunge up to three (3) disorderly persons charges from your record:

  • You have never been convicted of a felony or indictable charge
  • Five (5) years have passed since your DP or Petty DP convictions
  • You have paid all of your fines

Contact a Dover NJ Expungement Attorney to Discuss Your Record

If you are eligible based on the above requirements, an experienced criminal defense lawyer can help you file for an expungement to have these disorderly persons offenses removed from your record. You need to get this taken care of as soon as possible because a criminal record can be devastating to your future prospects.

The skilled criminal defense attorneys at the Tormey Law Firm can help you. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call us toll-free at 866-949-6948, or use the online contact form to schedule an appointment.

The Tormey Law Firm Video Library

If you've been charged with a criminal offense, disorderly persons offense, or traffic / DWI violation, you have the right to an attorney who will defend you against your charges and fight for your best interests. To learn more about how your attorney can fight to have your charges dismissed or reduced, click a link below to see our video library of legal defenses and strategies.

Experience You Can Trust

With unmatched knowledge and experience in the practice of law, the seasoned attorneys at The Tormey Law Firm are committed to serving their clients and tenaciously confronting the allegations against them.

We will examine every facet of your case in order to defend your constitutional rights and reputation.  

With a dedicated legal advocate to assist you, our attorneys will ensure that you are never forced to navigate the complex legal process on your own.

The Tormey Law Firm

Morristown Location

55 Madison Avenue, Suite 400

Morristown, NJ 07960

Areas We Serve

All of Morris County including Boonton, Boonton Township, Butler, Chatham Borough, Chatham Township, Chester Borough, Chester Township, Denville Township, Dover, East Hanover Township, Florham Park, Hanover Township, Harding Township, Jefferson Township, Kinnelon, Lincoln Park, Long Hill Township, Madison, Mendham Borough, Mendham Township, Mine Hill Township, Mont Arlington, Montville, Morris Plains, Morris Township, Morristown, Mount Olive Township, Mountain Lakes, Netcong, Parsippany-Troy Hills Township, Pequannock Township, Randolph, Riverdale, Rockaway Borough, Rockaway Township, Roxbury Township, Victory Gardens, Washington Township, and Wharton.