Camden County NJ Expungement After Pre-Trial Intervention Lawyer
With Offices in Haddonfield, New Jersey
Many times when a person is a first time offender for a third degree charge or lower, the court will allow the person to avoid jail time and enter the Pre-Trial Intervention Program. If and when this program is completed successfully, the charges against the person will be dropped leaving them without a criminal record. There are still steps that you have to take however, since there will still be a record of your arrest that may affect your future educational and employment opportunities. Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to get the record of the arrest expunged. If you have completed the Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge Program,it is crucial that you consult with an attorney who can help to get your arrest record expunged.
The criminal defense team at the the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison defend clients charged with crimes such as shoplifting, simple assault, and possession of marijuana in Camden County including Somerdale, Clementon, and Audubon. 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 Leonard Biddison are available anytime for a free initial consultation to speak with you. Call us today at 866-721-9510.
Expungements After Completing PTI or Conditional Discharge Program in New Jersey
The law for expungements after completing the PTI or conditional discharge program is explained under N.J.S.A. 2C:52-6. It explains:
b. Any person who has had charges dismissed against him pursuant to P.L.1970, c. 226, § 27 (C. 24:21-27) [FN1] or pursuant to a program of supervisory treatment, shall be barred from the relief provided in this section until 6 months after the entry of the order of dismissal.
As explained above, even after the charges against you are dismissed, there is still a record of the arrest that will show up on background checks if you are seeking a new job. After you have completed the program, you must wait another 6 months before you can apply to have the arrest expunged.
Contact a Somerdale NJ Expungement Lawyer for a Free Consultation
The criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison 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 866-721-9510 for a free initial consultation about your case.