List of Crimes You Can Seal in Illinois

If you have a criminal record, you’re probably tired of it hanging over your head. For many people, a criminal record can mean all kinds of problems – including difficulty finding a place to live, getting a job, or even getting credit to buy something. 

But there’s good news: There’s a list of crimes you can seal in Illinois. 

Not all crimes qualify for criminal record sealing, though. Here’s what

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Can You Seal an Animal Cruelty Conviction in Illinois?

If you’re like most people with a criminal past, you’d like to leave it where it belongs – in the past.

However, there are some crimes that don’t qualify for expungement or sealing. Here’s what you need to know about animal cruelty convictions.

Related: Do I qualify for expungement in Illinois?

Can You Seal an Animal Cruelty Conviction in Illinois?

Criminal record sealing hides all or some of your criminal

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How to Clear a Misdemeanor From Your Record in Chicago

If you’ve been convicted of a misdemeanor crime in Chicago, Skokie, Rolling Meadows or elsewhere in Illinois, you may be able to prevent people from seeing it in a background check

Many people with misdemeanor convictions qualify for criminal record sealing, which means the records that law enforcement agencies and the courts have will become private – and landlords, many potential employers, and the general public can no longer see

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How to Get Your Criminal Record Expunged in New City, Chicago

If you live in New City – one of Chicago’s 77 official community areas, which includes Back of the Yards, Canaryville and a few other neighborhoods – and you have a criminal record you’d like to expunge, we may be able to help you. We work all over Chicago’s neighborhoods. Here’s what you need to know about criminal record expungement and criminal record sealing.

Criminal Record Sealing in New City
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Can You Join the Illinois National Guard With a Criminal Record?

If you’re like many people, you’d like to join the Illinois National Guard – but can you do that if you have a criminal record?

The answer isn’t black-and-white. Here’s what you need to know.

Can You Join the Illinois National Guard With a Criminal Record?

In most cases, the Illinois National Guard can’t take people with a criminal history. However, if you want to join the Guard and you

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Can You Join the Military With an Illinois Criminal Record?

If you’re like many people, you’re looking into expungement so you can get a job – and for some people, that job is in the military. 

So can you join the military with a criminal record in Illinois?

Here’s what you need to know.

Can You Join the Military With an Illinois Criminal Record?

When you want to join the military, you’ll sign a form that gives your recruiter permission

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How to Get a Record Expunged in Roseland in Chicago

If you’re in Roseland – including Fernwood, Lilydale and Princeton Park – and you have a criminal record that’s preventing you from finding a place to live, getting a job or holding you back in other ways, we might be able to help you with criminal record expungement.

Related: Can a criminal history prevent you from getting a house in Chicago?

How to Get a Record Expunged in Roseland in
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Felony Expungement in Illinois

If you’re like many people with a criminal past, you want to know about felony expungement in Chicago and the rest of Illinois. Here’s the scoop.

Felony Expungement in Illinois

The state of Illinois will expunge some criminal records under some conditions. If your record is expunged, the public won’t be able to see it – it’s like it never happened.

However, if you’ve been convicted of a crime, the

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Expungement in Illinois

Many people qualify for expungement in Illinois – and you could be one of them. Whether you qualify depends on several factors, including:

  • The type of crime you were charged with
  • Whether you were arrested and not charged, or whether your charges were dropped
  • The outcome of your case
  • How much time has passed since the offense or the time you completed your sentence
What is Expungement in Illinois?

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