Reasons to Clear Your Criminal Record: Housing

Being comfortable in your own home should be one of the most important goals in life.  With the current state of the housing market, now might be the perfect time to rent or even own the home you’ve always wanted.

Landlords routinely run criminal background checks to assess whether you may be a problem tenant. Arrests for Retail Theft and even Drug Possession can cause a Landlord to pass you

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Misconceptions – Expungements Are Not Automatic

Many people who are arrested but subsequently get their case dismissed are under the mistaken belief that the case is automatically expunged from their record.  The fact of the matter is that expunging your record is NOT automatic.  In fact, the court file and police reports will remain in the system available for the public to view even if the case is ultimately thrown out.

When an arrest occurs, the

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Reasons to Clear Your Criminal Record: Employment

There are several reasons why clearing your criminal record is vital to the pursuit of happiness.  At the top of the list are employment opportunities and with it, financial freedom.   Thousands of people a day in Chicago and Cook County are denied jobs because of a prior arrest or court case.  Although you may have paid your debt to society and are attempting to move forward in your life, society

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Reasons to Clear Your Criminal Record: Employment | Chicago Criminal Expungements Blog

There are several reasons why clearing your criminal record is vital to the pursuit of happiness.  At the top of the list are employment opportunities and with it, financial freedom.   Thousands of people a day in Chicago and Cook County are denied jobs because of a prior arrest or court case.  Although you may have paid your debt to society and are attempting to move forward in your life, society

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Reasons to Clear Your Criminal Record: School

Most Colleges, Universities, Law Schools, Medical Schools and other institutions of higher learning will ask if you have ever been arrested or convicted of a crime on an application. Why allow a prior indiscretion to affect your chances of getting into the school of your dreams?  Allow us to expunge your criminal record before your educational opportunities pass your by.

At XpungeChicago, A Division of the Law Offices of M.

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