Project Self-Sufficiency will sponsor a free seminar about the expungement of prior criminal records on Wednesday, September 12th from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The forum will discuss the steps necessary for officially erasing a defendant’s criminal record, as well as the procedure for initiating the process. The presentation, which will be facilitated by Gretchen Rafuse, Esquire, is free and open to the public but advance registration is required. The seminar will be offered at Project Self-Sufficiency’s campus, located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.
Project Self-Sufficiency provides a variety of legal education services to participants, including one-on-one consultations, pro se divorce workshops, legal clinics for assistance with the preparations of family law motions, and monthly legal forums. Funding for the agency’s legal education services programs are provided in part by the IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey.
Project Self-Sufficiency is a private non-profit community-based organization dedicated to improving the lives of low-income families residing in northwestern New Jersey. The agency’s mission is to provide a broad spectrum of holistic, respectful, and comprehensive services enabling low-income single parents, teen parents, two-parent families, and displaced homemakers to improve their lives and the lives of their children while achieving personal and economic self-sufficiency and family stability. Since 1986 Project Self-Sufficiency has served more than 19,500 families, including more than 30,000 children.
The Expungement seminar will be held at Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street in Newton, on Wednesday, September 12th. Attendance is free, but registration is required. To register, call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500.