You need an attorney who’s familiar with the courts, judges and processes involved in your case. Each county in Illinois has its own procedures, which means your lawyer has to understand what they are in order to serve you effectively.
You need someone with an office that’s easy to get to so you can have a face-to-face conversation if you need to, and someone who has easy access to the courts and records departments involved in your case.
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The basic idea behind expungement in Illinois is to give people with a criminal record a fresh start. This process, also known as record clearing or expungement, involves having your criminal records sealed. When your records are sealed, the court order restricts public access and prevents employers, landlords, and other third parties from seeing them.
In Illinois, expungement of criminal records is regulated by the Criminal Identification Act (20
A background check is a way to search someone’s personal background information. It can include things like criminal records, addresses, education and more. Depending on who’s doing the checking, the type of information varies greatly. This guide explains what comes up on criminal background checks – and what you can do if you have a criminal record you don’t want anyone to see.