Madison NJ Expungement of a Municipal Ordinance Lawyer
Clear Your Criminal Record in Morris County, New Jersey
We understand what you’re going through because arrests happen. It is not uncommon for seemingly harmless altercation to quickly escalate and lead to a municipal charge for disorderly conduct, or another trivial incident to result in charges for a disorderly persons offense. Sometimes, a disorderly persons offense can be downgraded to a municipal ordinance violation, which is similar to a ticket. If you pleaded guilty to a municipal ordinance violation in New Jersey, you may be eligible to have it expunged from your criminal record. That’s why it is crucial that you hire a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney to ensure that your expungement application is submitted, argued, and resolved in a timely manner.
The skilled criminal defense lawyers at the Tormey Law Firm have years of experience representing clients charged with criminal offenses throughout New Jersey, including Denville, Mount Olive, Parsippany, and Morristown. We also have extensive experience assisting clients with expunging their criminal records in Morris County and across the state. If you are seeking an expungement of a muncipal ordinance violation in Madison, Mendham, Dover, Washington Township, or elsewhere in New Jersey, our Morris County expungement lawyers are available immediately to assist you. For a free consultation about your eligibility for an expungement and how we can help you clear your criminal record in New Jersey, call our Morristown offices today at (908) 336-5008.
Expungement of a Municipal Ordinance in New Jersey
An expungement of a municipal ordinance in New Jersey is governed by N.J.S.A. 2C:52-4, which provides, in pertinent part:
In all cases wherein a person has been found guilty of violating a municipal ordinance of any governmental entity of this State and who has not been convicted of any prior or subsequent crime, whether within this State or any other jurisdiction, and who has not been adjudged a disorderly person or petty disorderly person on more than two occasions, may, after the expiration of a period of 2 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 herein to the Superior Court in the county in which the violation occurred praying that such conviction and all records and information pertaining thereto be expunged.
Expungement of NJ Municipal Ordinance Violations
In order to expunge a municipal ordinance from your record, the following conditions must be met:
- You have never been convicted of a crime
- You have two (2) or fewer disorderly persons convictions on your record
- Two (2) years have passed since the date of conviction, payment of fine, completion of probation, etc.
Contact a Dover NJ Expungement Attorney for Immediate Assistance
If you are eligible based on the above requirements, you can file for an expungement to have these municipal ordinances removed from your record. To speak with one of our NJ expungement lawyers, call us 24 hours a day at (908) 336-5008 or use our online contact form to schedule an appointment and get your expungement started.