Category: Convictions

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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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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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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Can a Conviction Be Removed From a Record?

If you’ve ever been in legal trouble, there’s a good chance that you’ve wondered whether a conviction can be removed from a record – and you’re not alone. The Illinois Criminal Identification Act, which allows some arrests, supervision and probation records to be expunged (completely erased) covers a few ways you can clear a criminal record, including expungement and sealing.

Can a Conviction Be Removed From a Record?

You can’t

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Who Can See Expunged Records in Illinois?

Many Chicagoans have criminal histories – and too few take advantage of our state’s expungement law. Expungement can clear your record and give you the fresh start you deserve.

But how does it work, and who can see your expunged records in Illinois?

Who Can See Expunged Records in Illinois?

Criminal record expungement results in your arrest and court files being completely erased. The public can’t see them because the

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What Offenses Can Be Expunged in Chicago?

When you have a criminal record, life can be tough. You might have a hard time finding a job, getting a loan, or even finding a place to live.

If you’re like most people in this situation, you’d love to get a fresh start—and you could be eligible for exactly that through criminal record expungement or criminal record sealing. (Some people who aren’t eligible for expungement are eligible for sealing,

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What Counts as a Conviction for Expungement Purposes in Illinois?

The types of convictions on your “rap sheet” matter when you’re trying to get your criminal record expunged in Chicago or elsewhere in Illinois.

However, not everything counts as a conviction. In fact, there are many types of criminal records that don’t count as convictions.

What Criminal Records Are Convictions?

Convictions always include a finding of guilt. Typically, you’ll have some sort of sentence attached to a conviction, such as:

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What Criminal Records Cannot Be Expunged in Chicago?

The unfortunate truth is that some crimes cannot be expunged in Chicago or the rest of Illinois.

In order to qualify for expungement in Illinois, your record must meet certain criteria. With that said, there are some crimes that make you ineligible for expungement.

What Criminal Records Cannot Be Expunged in Chicago?

If you have charges pending right now, you can’t have anything expunged. You’ll have to wait until the

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