Archives for: December 30th, 2020

What Felonies Can Be Sealed in Illinois?

What felonies can be sealed in Illinois? If you’re like most people, you’ve wondered the same thing – and although you know you’re not eligible for expungement, you could still be eligible for criminal record sealing.

Sealing means your record is hidden from the general public. If your record is sealed, it’ll still be available to law enforcement and people working in the court system, and it’ll be available to

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Can You Expunge a Domestic Violence Charge in Illinois?

Domestic violence – what Illinois law technically calls domestic battery – goes on your permanent criminal record. But can you expunge a domestic violence charge in Illinois? Here’s what you need to know.

Can You Expunge a Domestic Violence Charge in Illinois?

Whether you can expunge domestic violence from your criminal record depends on whether:

  • You were arrested but not charged with the crime of domestic battery
  • You were charged
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Do I Qualify for Expungement in Illinois?

If you’re like many people, you want to know: Do I qualify for expungement in Illinois?

The good news is that many people do qualify for expungement in Illinois – but only some records and offenses can be cleared from your record. Here’s what you need to know.

Do I Qualify for Expungement in Illinois?

You might qualify for immediate expungement if you were arrested and released with no charges,

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Do I Have to Tell Prospective Employers About My Criminal Record?

When you apply for a job, you may or may not have to tell a prospective employer about your criminal record. But first things first: If your criminal record is expunged, you do not have to tell anyone that you ever had a record. You can say you’ve never been convicted of a crime.

Here’s what you need to know about telling prospective employers about your criminal record.

Do I
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