Expunge a Criminal Record in Somerset County New Jersey
An arrest, conviction, or criminal record from Somerset County can erased from your record through an expungement petition filed in the Superior Court. In this battered economy, any blemish on your criminal record can cause a job or financial opportunity to slip away. There are just so many applicants for prospective positions that employers are being more selective than ever.
I can review your record to determine whether an expungement petition is possible. If it is, we will quickly and accurately prepare your expungement petition for filing. After the process is complete, your criminal record should not be accessible by the public and you are legally entitled to answer “no” to any question regarding the expunged records. Give me a call to further discuss your case.
Somerset County Court Info
The Superior Court is located at 20 N Bridge St., Somerville. Phone: 908.231.7666. Presiding Judge of the Criminal Team: Hon. John Pursel. Assignment Judge: Hon. Yolanda Ciccone. County Prosecutor: The Hon. Geoffrey Soriano.
In 2010, the N.J. State Police Uniform Crime recorded 4,511 major crimes. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents wee 13.9 and 0.8. There occurred 1 murder, 22 rapes, 110 robberies, 117 assaults, 769 burglaries, 2,317 cases of domestic violence, 16 bias crimes, and 724 reports of police force.
General Somerset County Information
The area of Somerset County was first settled in 1681. Having been established in 1688, it is one of the oldest counties nationwide. It is filled with historic sites, monuments and buildings from Colonial and Revolutionary times. It has 21 municipalities, and Sommerville is the county seal.
The county covers 305 square miles with 12,552 acres of parkland with golf courses, and hiking and bicycling trails. Among others, Raritan Valley Community College is one of the finest in the state. Its association with Rutgers allow students with an Associate’s degree to complete a Bachelor’s degree.
As of the 2010 census, there were 323,444 inhabitants. There were 112,023 housing units in 2000. As per City-data, the percentage of renters is near the state average (20% versus 23%). It reported the median contract rent for apartments in 2009 at $1,162 (versus $962 statewide) and the median house or condo value at $401,900. The cost of living index in January 2011 was above the national average (122.7% versus 100.0%).
Statistics from the 2000 census reveal that the median household income was $76,933 and the median family income $90,605. In 2007, the Census Bureau estimated these had risen to $94,036 and $109,488, respectively. Forbes magazine ranked the county as eight in the nation in terms of median income. Male median income was 45% higher than that of females ($60,602 versus $41,824).
The per capita income was $37,970. As of 2009, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Somerset County was 11th place in terms ofper capita income of all counties nationwide and the first statewide. It holds the lowest poverty rate (1.7%) nationwide of any county with at least 250,000 residents.
As of the 2000 census, 79.34% of the population was White, 7.53% African American, 8.38% Asian, and 8.68% Hispanic or Latino of any race. The principal origins are Italian (17.6%), Irish (11.4%), and German (9.3%). The rate of foreign-born residents is near the state average (18.1% versus 17.5%).
Of the households recounted in the 2000 census, 60.60% were composed of married couples living together. Those with minors living with them represented 36.20%. Households made up of non-families and of individuals were 28.10% and 22.80%, respectively. The median age was 37 years. Minors accounted for 25.50%.
According to City-data, 89.6% of residents age 25 and over had a high school degree or higher, and 46.5% a bachelor’s degree or higher.
In 2009, as per City-data, the most common industries in which the population engaged were Health care (17% females and 5% males, Educational services (16% females and 5% males), Professional, scientific and technical services (12% males and 10% females), Finance and insurance (10% each females and males), Construction (9% males), Accommodation and food services (6% males), and Chemicals (5% males). Lawyer for Somerset County expungement.