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If you’re like many people, you have a criminal record hanging over your head – and you don’t want it to prevent you from getting a job, finding a place to live, or stop you from taking out a loan.

Fortunately, there may be a solution that works for you. You could be eligible to expunge or seal your criminal record in Illinois. Download our completely free e-book, Criminal Record

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Do I Have a Criminal Record if My Case Was Dismissed?

Do I have a criminal record if my case was dismissed?

Yes, you do!

Here’s what you need to know.

Do I Have a Criminal Record if My Case Was Dismissed?

A lot of people are surprised to find out that they have a criminal record after having a case dismissed. That’s because the police and the court system both keep track of every case that comes through their files

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Expunging Your Record When Courts Are Closed

Although courts in Chicago and the surrounding the areas are operating under a very limited capacity right now, that doesn’t mean you can’t work on criminal record expungement and sealing. In fact, now might be the perfect time to work on it – because when things go back to normal, you can have the fresh start you deserve.

Expunging Your Record When Courts Are Closed

As you probably already know,

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Can You Expunge a Sexual Assault Conviction in Illinois?

Can you expunge a sexual assault conviction in Illinois?

If you’re like many people who have been convicted of sexual assault, you’re wondering whether you can clear it from your criminal record. Having a criminal record can be extremely difficult – you might have a hard time finding a place to live, getting a job, or even getting credit.

However, there are some crimes that can never be expunged –

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Who Can Get a Criminal Record Expunged in Illinois?

If you’re like many people with a criminal record, you want to know whether it’s going to follow you around forever. In some cases, a criminal record can prevent you from getting a job, finding a decent place to live or even getting credit.

So who can get a criminal record expunged in Illinois?

Here’s what you need to know.

Who Can Get a Criminal Record Expunged in Illinois?

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Military Criminal Record Expungement: What You Need to Know Before You Enlist

If you’re thinking about joining the military, criminal record expungement might be your main priority – most branches of the U.S. Armed Forces won’t accept people who have significant criminal records. And while there are some crimes you can never expunge, you may be able to clear your record so you can start your military career with a clean slate. Here’s what you need to know.

Military Criminal Record Expungement:
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Could You Clear Your Own Criminal Record?

If you’re like many people, you’ve thought about having your record expunged or sealed – but you just don’t know where to start. The good news: If you want to clear your criminal record anywhere in Illinois, we can help you.

Introducing DIY Expungement in Illinois

You don’t have to hire an attorney to clear your criminal record in Chicago, Cook County or any other county in Illinois. You can

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How Do You Know if You’re Eligible for Expungement?

If you’re like most people in Chicago, Skokie or Rolling Meadows who have a criminal record – even if it’s just an old arrest that never led to any charges – you want to know if you’re eligible for expungement. Expungement clears your criminal record completely; your records are either destroyed or returned to you, so there’s nothing there for anyone to see.

So how do you know if you’re
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What Types of Juvenile Records Can Be Expunged?

Many types of juvenile records can be expunged, including arrests that didn’t result in charges or court cases and many convictions. The types of juvenile records that you can expunge include: All arrests that didn’t result in a court case

 

  • Court cases that were thrown out or in which you were found not guilty
  • Court cases where you were sentenced to supervision and completed it successfully
  • Court cases in
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Can Employers Hold Your Criminal Record Against You?

If you’re like many people with a criminal record, you already know that it can hold you back from doing the things you want to do – and that when you fill out a job application or an employer asks you about your criminal history, you’re supposed to tell the truth about your past.

But is it legal for an employer to hold your criminal record against you?

Here’s what

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