If you’re like many people, you’re sick of your criminal record hanging over your head and holding you back from doing the things you want to – or need to – do. Fortunately, there might be something you can do about it: You might qualify for expungement or sealing. But how do you get court records expunged? Here’s what you need to know.How Do You Get Court Records Expunged
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