News Flash Home
The original item was published from 1/20/2022 1:55:40 PM to 3/1/2022 12:00:05 AM.

News Flash

Home - Hopewell Township News

Posted on: January 23, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Marijuana Conviction Expungement- did you know?

marijuana leaf and court gavel

Did you know? Following legalization, more than 362,000 marijuana convictions have been automatically expunged since July 1, according to the New Jersey Judiciary.

More information

Automatic Expungement of Marijuana Record

If your record is one of the following:

  • Possession of marijuana/ hash
  • Distribution of <1 ounce of marijuana
  • Distribution of <5 grams of hash

Plus any of the offenses below (combined with the above):

  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Use or being under the influence
  • Failure to make a lawful disposition

Your record will be automatically expunged- it will be no longer searchable!

If you want to confirm that your record qualifies for expungement you can request certification:

  1. Go to
  2. Go to page 14, print the form called “Request by Defendant/Juveniles for Copies of Their Own Expunged and/or Sealed Records.”.
  3. Fill out Part A and check box in Part B for “Certification of Expungement by Supreme Court Order.”
  4. Return form in person to the court where the charges are from. Be sure to bring a photo ID.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Home - Hopewell Township News