Archives for: August 25th, 2021

Can Anyone Object to My Expungement Petition?

It’s possible for an agency or an entity to object to your expungement in Illinois – and that objection can prevent the judge assigned to your case from granting your petition. Here’s what you need to know.

Can Anyone Object to My Expungement Petition?

Police departments, prosecutors and other entities that you listed on your Notice of Filing for Expungement and/or Sealing will have an opportunity to give their opinion

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Do I Have to Go to Court for an Expungement?

In many cases, you don’t need to go to court for an expungement in Illinois – but there are some instances that require your appearance. This guide explains.

Do I Have to Go to Court for an Expungement in Illinois?

Sometimes filing a petition is enough – you simply wait for your paperwork to make it through the system and for the judge to make a decision on clearing your

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How to Prepare for Court for an Expungement in Illinois

Many people don’t have to go to court to expunge their criminal records in Illinois – but if you do, your attorney will let you know. Although your attorney will represent you at your hearing, this guide explains how to prepare for court for your expungement in Illinois (if you’re required to go).

How to Prepare for Court for an Expungement in Illinois

You and your attorney will work together

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What Happens After a Judge Grants Your Expungement Petition in Illinois?

Expunging a criminal record can take several months – and even after a judge approves your petition, you may have to wait a bit before the expungement takes effect. This guide explains what happens after a judge grants your expungement petition in Illinois.

What Happens After a Judge Grants Your Expungement Petition in Illinois?

If the judge in your case approves your request for expungement, the circuit clerk will send

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