NJ 2C:52-24. County prosecutor’s obligation to ascertain propriety of petition.

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NJ Statute: 2C:52-24.  County prosecutor’s obligation to ascertain propriety of petition.

Notwithstanding the notice requirements provided herein, it shall be the obligation of the county prosecutor of the county wherein any petition for expungement is filed to verify the accuracy of the allegations contained in the petition for expungement and to bring to the court’s attention any facts which may be a bar to, or which may make inappropriate the granting of, such relief.   If no disabling, adverse or relevant information is ascertained other than that as included in the petitioner’s affidavit, such facts shall be communicated by the prosecutor to the hearing judge.

L.1979, c. 178, s. 131, eff. Sept. 1, 1979.

AKA: NJ Criminal Charge 2C:52-24, Violation 2C:52-24, Offense 2C:52-24

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Disclaimer: A copy of this statute has been provided for your information. This wording was current from the NJ website lis.njleg.state.nj.us as of August 2012.

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