Archives for: November 27th, 2018

Does Expungement Erase an Arrest Record?

If you’ve ever been arrested in Chicago, Skokie, Rolling Meadows or anywhere else in Illinois, you have a criminal record… and potential employers, landlords and other people may be able to see it.

The good news: You might be eligible for criminal record clearing.

Does Expungement Erase an Arrest Record?

As it is right now, arrest records show up on a criminal background check. That means if your potential employer,


Where to Get Copies of Your Criminal Records in Chicago

If you’re trying to seal or expunge your criminal record in Chicago or one of the suburbs, you’ll need copies of your criminal records – but where do you get them?

Your attorney can conduct a criminal background check, but in the meantime, here’s what you need to know.

Types of Criminal Records

There are three main types of criminal records in Illinois:

  • Court dispositions
  • RAP sheets
  • Illinois State Police