If you’re like many people, you’re sick of your criminal record hanging over your head and holding you back from doing the things you want to – or need to – do. Fortunately, there might be something you can do about it: You might qualify for expungement or sealing. But how do you get court records expunged? Here’s what you need to know.How Do You Get Court Records Expunged
If you’re like many people with a past drunk driving conviction, you want to know if it stays on your criminal record forever – and unfortunately, in the vast majority of cases, it does.
Illinois law does not allow you to expunge or seal a DUI from your criminal record. The only way to get DUI-related incidents removed from your record is if:
- You were arrested but never actually charged