Overview Description

Records of an arrest and conviction containing the name of an identity theft victim as the perpetrator of a crime can be deleted, sealed, labeled, or corrected to remove the name of such victim. N.J. Stat. § 2C:52-32.1.
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Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in the court where the charge is pending or the conviction was entered. For the specific procedure, see N.J. Stat. section 2C:52-32.1.


No payment of any fee is required. N.J. Stat. § 2C:52-32.1(e).


The identity theft victim's name is removed from records. N.J. Stat. § 2C:52-32.1.


For information regarding clearing a record in New Jersey, visit here.

Waiting Periods

There is no statutory language regarding a waiting period.

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