Archives for: February 19th, 2019

What Crimes Cannot Be Expunged in Illinois?

If you’re like many people in Chicago, you have a few mistakes in your past – but you shouldn’t have to live with them forever.

The good news: Some people qualify for criminal record expungement. That’s a fresh start that erases your criminal record so it’s like nothing ever happened. People who don’t qualify for expungement often qualify for sealing.

But what crimes cannot be expunged in Illinois? Here’s what

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Do Arrests Show Up on Criminal History Reports in Illinois?

If you’re like many people, you want to know if arrests show up on your criminal history in Chicago and elsewhere in Illinois.

The short answer is yes, they do – but there is something you can do about it.

Do Arrests Show Up on Criminal History Reports in Illinois?

If you’ve ever been arrested, you have a criminal record. Each arrest stays on your criminal history indefinitely – unless

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