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Many people are not aware that if they are arrested, even if their case is dismissed or they were found
not guilty, the record of the arrest still exists. The records become part of what is commonly referred
to as your “criminal record.” These records are made public and can have a serious affect with your
ability to get a job, housing, an education, loans and grants, special licenses, promotions, and security
clearances, among other things. If this situation applies to you, you need an experienced Robbinsville
expungement lawyer who can help.

Our expungement lawyers will help you succeed in having your record expunged, meaning that law
enforcement agencies, including the police department and the prosecutor’s office, will be ordered to
destroy their records of your arrest and/or conviction. When that occurs, if asked about your history, you
can legally state that you have never been convicted of a crime.

Every offense or arrest requires a different amount of time one must wait before the expungement is
filed. The following is a list of waiting periods for each conviction, which our New Jersey criminal
and expungement lawyers can explain thoroughly.

Below is a chart that does a brief summary of the
expungement law.

Indictable Offenses One conviction plus 2 DP’s 10 years from completion of sentence
Disorderly Persons Up to 3 DP convictions 5 years from completion of sentence
Municipal Ordinances Unlimited Amount 2 years from completion of sentence
Juvenile Delinquency Most Offenses (unless prohibited as an adult) 5 years from completion of sentence
Arrests not resulting in Convictions Immediately upon dismissal
Conditional Discharges/Pretrial Invention 6 months from completion of probation

There are a number of beneficial reasons to hire an experienced Mercer County expungement lawyer
with your petition to the court. For example, in order to complete an application for expungement,
a number of documents must be collected and filed which can be a difficult task without the assistance of a professional.
Specifically, you will need detailed information about the offense such as summons or complaint
number, arresting agency, criminal charge and corresponding statutory number, arrest date, and
disposition in court. Let the experience expungement lawyers of the Law Offices of Joanna M. Perilli,
LLC, guide you in obtaining all the necessary documents, which will expedite the process, and enable
you to move on with your life – crime free.

Joanna Perilli, Esq., has represented countless numbers of individuals charged with a variety of
crimes and drug offenses who are in need of expungements. Our Robbinsville expungement attorneys
can represent you throughout the entire state of New Jersey, including the Counties of Burlington,
Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex, Hunterdon, Somerset, Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Union and Hudson; and
the municipalities of : Robbinsville, East Windsor, Ewing, Hamilton, Hightstown, Hopewell, Lawrence,
Pennington, Princeton Township, Princeton Borough, Trenton, West Windsor; Bordentown, Burlington,
Chesterfield, Florence, Hainesport, Mansfield, Mount Laurel, New Hanover, Pemberton, Southampton,
Springfield, Westampton, Willingboro, Cherry Hill, Maple Shade; Carteret, Cranbury, East Brunswick,
Edison, Metuchen, Monroe, New Brunswick, North Brunswick, Old Bridge, Perth Amboy, South
Brunswick, Woodbridge, Sayreville, Plainsboro; West Amwell, East Amwell, Raritan, Flemington,
Franklin, Readington, Clinton, Union and More…

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