N.J. Stat. Ann. §2C:44-1.1

Court Rule R.3:21-11

In New Jersey, survivors of trafficking may file a petition to vacate convictions for “prostitution and related offenses” and expunge the related arrest/law enforcement records. The petition must demonstrate by a preponderance of the evidence that the offense was committed as a result of the trafficking. Official documentation, though not required, can be used to create a presumption of trafficking.


Updated Jan 2020

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