Denville NJ Disorderly Persons Expungement Lawyer
Expunge Criminal Records in Morris County, New Jersey
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 conduct, criminal 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.