Archives for: July 30th, 2019

Can You Expunge a Juvenile Record in Chicago?

If you’re like many people who ran into trouble with the law as a kid, you want to know if you can expunge a juvenile record in Chicago. The good news: In many cases, yes, you can expunge a juvenile record. And if you don’t want anyone to find out about your past record, your best bet is to try to have it expunged.

Related: Are juvenile records automatically expunged?

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Expungement in Illinois in 2019: What You Need to Know

Expungement in Illinois in 2019 can be a complex process, but for many people, it’s completely worth it. An expungement – a complete clearing of your criminal record – gives you a fresh start. It’s like the things that were on your record never even happened, and for many people, that means a new ability to get a good job, find a great place to live and attend the schools

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Can You Expunge Convictions in Illinois?

If you’re like many people in Chicago and the surrounding communities, you have a criminal background that’s holding you back from doing the things you want. A criminal history can stop you from getting a job, finding a place to live, or even getting into the school you want to attend – but is expungement the answer for you if you have a conviction?

Here’s what you need to know.

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List of Crimes You Can Seal in Illinois

If you have a criminal record, you’re probably tired of it hanging over your head. For many people, a criminal record can mean all kinds of problems – including difficulty finding a place to live, getting a job, or even getting credit to buy something. 

But there’s good news: There’s a list of crimes you can seal in Illinois. 

Not all crimes qualify for criminal record sealing, though. Here’s what

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Can You Seal an Animal Cruelty Conviction in Illinois?

If you’re like most people with a criminal past, you’d like to leave it where it belongs – in the past.

However, there are some crimes that don’t qualify for expungement or sealing. Here’s what you need to know about animal cruelty convictions.

Related: Do I qualify for expungement in Illinois?

Can You Seal an Animal Cruelty Conviction in Illinois?

Criminal record sealing hides all or some of your criminal

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