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An Arrest Or Conviction Doesn’t Have To Ruin Your Future Opportunities – Talk To An Experienced Morristown Criminal Defense Attorney
Filing an appeal of your case is the first step in fighting a conviction in New Jersey criminal cases. If you do not agree with the outcome of your case in trial court, you may appeal to a higher court. Appellate courts are designed to ensure that laws are correctly interpreted and accused individuals are treated fairly in lower courts.
At James M. Porfido, Attorney at Law, LLC, in Morristown, NJ, we represent clients in appeals. Typically, these appeals are the result of a conviction in the Municipal Court after the trial. These appeals are filed and heard on a Trial de Novo basis in the Superior Court. These are complex cases that require a thorough understanding of New Jersey and federal criminal statutes, as well as court procedure and conduct. Attorney Porfido’s credentials as a trial attorney who appears regularly in court make him a trusted lawyer in a broad range of criminal matters.
Expunging A Criminal Record In New Jersey
An appeal is available to a person who feels they were convicted in error. For those who do not feel their arrest or criminal conviction was in error, expungement is a means of removing an arrest or conviction from public records so it will not be seen by employers, prospective employers, landlords, lending institutions, or other parties that may conduct a background search on you through the New Jersey State Police or the FBI.
Following expungement, a person is legally able to state that an arrest or conviction never occurred. You are right to be concerned about an arrest or conviction. It can have long-term consequences on your life. We are prepared to review the facts of your case and recommend an effective course of action.
Schedule A Consultation So A Skilled Morris County, NJ Criminal Lawyer Can Review Your Situation
Contact us today to schedule a meeting. In addition to handling your defense, we want to help you avoid this situation in the future. We may recommend counselors and other professionals who can help you with the root cause of your criminal charge so that you can avoid the unfortunate experience of being arrested again.
We appear in courts in Morris County and throughout northwest and central New Jersey. We welcome the opportunity to meet with you to review the facts of your case and explain your legal options. Call us today or use our online contact form to schedule your initial consultation.
TestimonialsOpinions From Those Who Matter Most
“Mr. Porfido came highly recommended to me when I found myself in need of representation in Federal court. I was impressed by his legal skill & knowledge. It was also apparent to me through this process that he was highly respected by his peers.”- M.M.
“Mr. Porfido always followed up and answered my emails and calls no matter the time. He also showed great compassion and concern for me and my children through the whole case and even after.”- N.K.
“James is by far the best attorney I’ve worked and I have referred friends and family to the Porfido Law Firm for years. The staff is extra friendly and James helped my friend with his expungement which allowed him to get the job he wanted after colle”- R.M.
“I've used his services on two occasions and each time his entire staff was very helpful, professional and swift in handling my situation, I couldn't have asked for a better outcome and I absolutely highly recommend James!”- T.A.
“Great experience. Handles himself extremely well in front of the judge. Very knowledgeable and gets the job done. Would highly recommend him to my friends.”- J.R.
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We have worked both sides of criminal cases. We are committed to helping individuals who face criminal charges.
- Protect your rights
- Minimize the impact on your daily lives
- Fight for best possible case outcomes and explore all defenses to achieve best results
- Prevent criminal charges or convictions from damaging future opportunities
- For clients dealing with domestic violence, addiction and more, we will connect you with experts to ensure you get the help you need