Archives for: July 28th, 2021

The 3 Ways to File for Expungement or Sealing in Illinois

If you choose to file your own expungement or sealing documents in Illinois, you can expect quite a bit of work on your part. This guide explains the three ways to file for your own expungement or sealing in the state of Illinois – as well as an easier alternative.

The 3 Ways to File for Expungement or Sealing in Illinois

To file your expungement or sealing petition with the

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Clean Up My Record: What is Criminal Record Sealing?

Criminal record sealing is a process that many people go through to make their criminal histories unavailable to the public. When your record is sealed, most people can’t see it – and that means most people won’t even know it’s there.

Clean Up My Record: What is Criminal Record Sealing?

Criminal record sealing is the process of asking a court to lock your criminal record away so that most people

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Why Do You Need a Notice of Filing for Expungement and/or Sealing?

If you’re like many people, the prospect of expunging your criminal record sounds great – expungement gives you the fresh start you deserve. No more criminal record hanging over your head, preventing you from getting a good job, finding a place to live, or being accepted to the schools you want to attend.

But the actual process of expunging your criminal record can be complex and time-consuming, which is why

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Can You Expunge Weed Convictions in Illinois?

If you’re like many people, you have weed convictions on your Illinois criminal record – and you’d like to clear them to give yourself a fresh start. But can you expunge weed convictions in Illinois? This guide explains.

Can You Expunge Weed Convictions in Illinois?

Marijuana is now legal in Illinois – it has been since January 1, 2020. And fortunately, part of the law that made weed legal also

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Adult Expungement and Sealing Checklist for the State of Illinois

If you’re an adult who wants to expunge or seal a criminal record in Illinois, you may want to work with an attorney who can handle the whole process for you. Generally, many people find that working with an experienced lawyer is easier than obtaining criminal history reports, filling out and filing multiple forms, and appearing at hearings without legal representation. However, if you’re interested in taking a DIY route,

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