Expungement After Municipal Ordinance Violation

Camden County NJ Expungement of Municipal Ordinance Violation Lawyer

An arrest can happen to anyone at anytime. Many times, an arrest results from what is initially an innocent situation that escalates into a criminal offense. This can be a very frightening experience since an arrest and criminal charges can have lasting effects on your future opportunities. However, you may be eligible to have the record of your charges and arrest expunged. If you were convicted of a municipal ordinance violation, you should speak with an experienced attorney who will make sure that your expungement is done properly and in a timely fashion.

The criminal defense team at the the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall defend clients charged with crimes such as robbery, carjacking, and unlawful possession of a weapon in Camden County including Winslow Township, Haddon Heights, and Pennsauken. With around 40 years of combined experience, our defense attorneys know what it takes to help get you the most desirable result in your case. Our lawyers have handled countless expungements over the years. This sort of experience can be extremely valuable for your case. The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall are available anytime for a free initial consultation to speak with you. Call us today at (856) 288-3350.

Expungement After a Municipal Ordinance Violation in New Jersey 

The law for expungements after municipal ordinance violations is covered under N.J.S.A. 2C:52-4. It explains:

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.

As explained in the above statute 3 conditions must be met to get an expungement after a municipal ordinance violation. The are:

  • No previous convictions
  • You have two or less disorderly persons convictions on your record
  • Two years have passed since the date of conviction, payment of fine, completion of probation

Contact a Winslow NJ Expungement Lawyer for a Free Consultation 

The criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall are always available to speak with you about your case and begin to work on your expungement. Our criminal defense team understands the details of law in New Jersey and we will use this knowledge to have your record cleared and help secure your future educational and employment opportunities. Call us today at (856) 288-3350 for a free initial consultation about your case.