Holiday Gift Idea! .....Gift Certificates for Wills or Power of Attorney
Season's Greetings Worldwide
Expungement of Arrests Not Resulting in Conviction (N.J.S.A. 2C: 52-6)
Fun Upcoming Running Races & Charity Events Selected by Kenneth Vercammen
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2. Season's Greetings Worldwide
Wesoly Siat, Bozega Narodzenia (Merry Christmas in Polish)
KALA XRISTOUGENNA! Greek
Feliz Navidad y prospero Ano Nuevo
GLUCKLICHES NEUES JAHR
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3. Expungement of Arrests Not Resulting in Conviction (N.J.S.A. 2C: 52-6)
Usually Expungement of criminal charges that are dismissed at first appearance.
The new law sets forth procedures to expunge all records and information of an arrest or charge when a person has been arrested or held to answer for a crime, disorderly persons offense, petty disorderly persons offense, or municipal ordinance violation, where the proceedings were dismissed; the person was acquitted, or the person was discharged without a conviction or finding of guilt in Municipal Court or Superior Court. Regardless of whether the proceedings were in Municipal Court or Superior Court, no fee will be charged for these expungements on or after April 18, 2016.
An expungement under this amendment to the statute shall not be ordered where the dismissal, acquittal, or discharge resulted from a plea bargain agreement involving the conviction for other charges. This bar does not apply once the conviction is itself expunged. See N.J.S.A. 2C: 52-6a(3). ?
It should be noted that the law did not amend the expungement procedures for persons who have had charges dismissed pursuant to the Pretrial Intervention (PTI) program, a conditional discharge (N.J.S.A. 2C: 36A-1), or Conditional Dismissal program (N.J.S.A.2C: 43-13.1 et al.). Such petitions shall be barred from expungement until six months after entry of the order of dismissal. There will be no fee for these expungements. See N.J.S.A. 2C: 52-6c.
A. Dismissal, Acquittal, or Discharge without a Conviction or Finding of Guilt on or after April18, 2016
1. Municipal Court Proceedings dismissal
Where the proceedings were dismissed, the person was acquitted, or the person was discharged without a conviction or finding of guilt on or after April 18, 2016 in Municipal Court, that court must provide the person, upon request, with appropriate documentation to be transmitted to the Superior Court to request an expungement. See N.J.S.A. 2C: 52-6a(1). Upon receipt of the Application and accompanying Expungement Order, Criminal Division staff will assign an expungement reference number to the Order and calendar the matter within 14 days for signature of the ex parte order by the Superior Court judge designated to handle expungements.
2. Superior Court Proceedings dismissal
Where the proceedings were dismissed, the person was acquitted, or the person was discharged without a conviction or finding of guilt on or after April 18, 2016 in the Superior Court, that court must, upon application by the person, order the expungement of all records relating to the arrest or charge at the time of the dismissal, acquittal, or discharge. See N.J.S.A. 2C: 52-6a.
The provisions of N.J.S.A. 2C: 52-7 through N.J.S.A. 2C: 52-14 (i.e., verified petition, service, and denial) do not apply. The form Expungement Order (Form C) in the prose expungement packet should be utilized. This order should be made readily available in the Criminal Division to ensure that defense counsel or the person can submit it at the time of the dismissal, acquittal, or discharge without a conviction or finding of guilt. Once the judge who presided over the proceedings has signed the order, it should be assigned a
4. Fun Upcoming Running Races & Charity Events Selected by Kenneth Vercammen
December 5, Young Lawyers Annual Holiday Brew Ho-Ho at 6 PM - 8 PM
Co-sponsored by NJSBA Young Lawyers Division and New Jersey Defense Association [founded by Ken V at Wurlitzers]
Fox & Hound Pub and Grill, Edison Menlo Mall
$25 - MCBA|NJSBA|NJDA Young Lawyers
$35 - MCBA|NJSBA|NJDA Members
December 7 South Plainfield Public Library
Wills, Estate Planning & Probate Seminar
at 7pm at 7:00pm
Free community program, you do not need to be a resident to attend
South Plainfield Public Library, 2484 Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ 07080
December 8, FRI Todd Rundgren 8 PM ? The Wellmont Theater
December 9, St. Paul 5k at North Brunswick Community Park off Rt 130 9am
to benefit St. Paul Milltown
December 13, Municipal Court Practice, Immigration Law and Criminal Law Section
Joint Holiday Party after the CLE Seminar
December 13, 201; 7 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Come attend the 5 p.m. CLE Seminar Title: Crimes, DP's and Immigration For Municipal Court Practitioners...
6 p.m. Holiday Party
New Jersey Law Center, 1 Constitution Sq. New Brunswick, NJ 08901
December 16, Young Lawyers Symposium
New Jersey Law Center, 1 Constitution Sq. New Brunswick, NJ 08901
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET
9:00, Welcome from the YLD CLE Chair, Jonas Seigel, Esq.
9:05, Breakout Sessions
1. Marketing and self-improvement
You can't practice law if you don't have clients. Join some successful
attorney/marketers and rainmakers as they discuss the secrets of self-promotion & some proven ways to bring in business.
Speakers: Deborah Tesser; Kenneth A. Vercammen, Esq.;
Elise R. Holtzman, JD, PCC
December 20, Raritan Valley Pub crawl New Brunswick, NJ
December 24, Christmas Eve Mass Our Lady of Peace Church North Brunswick 5:30
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