Archives for: September 29th, 2021

What is a Conviction for Expungement Purposes?

You may have heard that – with very few exceptions – you can’t expunge a conviction from your criminal record in Illinois. That’s true, but what is a conviction for expungement purposes? This guide explains.

What is a Conviction for Expungement Purposes?

A conviction is a finding of guilt that results in incarceration (jail or prison), probation, a conditional discharge, fine, or time served. If the court finds you guilty,

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How Long Does an Expungement Take in Illinois?

If you’re like many people, you’ve decided that you need a fresh start through criminal record expungement – but how long does an expungement take in Illinois, and what will you be required to provide? This guide explains.

How Long Does an Expungement Take in Illinois?

In Illinois, expungement takes at least a few months. That’s because the state of Illinois and its agencies – such as the Illinois State

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Is It Worth Getting Your Record Expunged?

If you’re like most people, you’ve heard of criminal record expungement – but is it really worth the effort, time and money?

For most people, yes. It’s worth getting a record expunged. This guide explains why.

Is It Worth Getting Your Record Expunged?

Expungement is a valuable tool that you can use to give yourself a fresh start. In the state of Illinois, expungement completely clears your criminal record –

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What to Do if Someone Objects to Your Expungement

When you get your criminal record expunged in Chicago or elsewhere in Illinois, interested parties – such as the Illinois State Police, the state’s attorney and others – have the chance to object to your expungement. If someone does, here’s what you need to know.

What to Do if Someone Objects to Your Expungement

First things first: There are several reasons an interested party may object to your expungement. However,

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