IN THE MATTER OF THE EXPUNGEMENT OF THE CRIMINAL RECORD OF R.K.

Brandy Malfitano

Case Conclusion Date:February 28, 2012

Practice Area:Criminal Defense

Outcome:Expungement denial remanded

Description:Application for expungement after completion of PTI. R.K. was denied expungement due to prior arrest history with no criminal convictions. Appellate Division held that expungement should have been granted for arrest resulting in municipal ordinance and arrest resulting in dismissal. Appellate Division further held that arrest dismissed after PTI should have been denied without prejudice, allowing petitioner to re-apply after sufficient time has elapsed.