Category: DUI

Legal Tip of the Day (VIDEO): DUI and Driver’s License Suspension in Illinois

Legal Tip of the Day: DUI and Driver’s License Suspension in Illinois


My name is Matt Fakhoury with, and here’s your Legal Tip of the Day from XpungeChicago.

Now, today’s legal tip of the day is regarding your DUI arrest and specifically, how long your license will be suspended once you’re arrested for DUI. Now, in most instances, if you are arrested for a DUI, your license will


Can You Expunge or Seal a DUI in Illinois?

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

How to Get Your Record Expunged in Chicago, Skokie, or Rolling Meadows

When you’re denied employment, financing, or even a place to live because you have a criminal record, you know how tough it can be—but you may be eligible to have your criminal record expunged

How to Get Your Record Expunged in Chicago, Skokie, or Rolling Meadows

For many people, it makes sense to work with a Chicago expungement attorney who can perform a background check and file the appropriate expungement


How to Get a DUI Off Your Record in Illinois

In the state of Illinois, you can get a DUI arrest off your criminal record

However, that only means you can expunge the arrest – and you’re only allowed to expunge a DUI arrest if you weren’t convicted of drinking and driving.

How to Expunge a DUI Arrest in Chicago, IL

Most people find that it’s best to work with an expungement lawyer to have a DUI arrest expunged from


Expunge Your DUI Arrest!!!

If your DUI case was dismissed or resulted in an acquittal at trial, you are eligible for an expungement. Having a DUI arrest in your criminal background carries severe consequences. Once you have been arrested for driving under the influence, a record of this incident is filed with the Illinois State Police’s database and remains on record, even if charges were dismissed or you were acquitted. In essence, this means


A DUI Cannot be Expunged Unless…

Many people who are charged with a DUI simply want to get rid of the case as fast as possible.  The idea of going back and forth to court fighting the case can be torturous.  This often convinces people to plead guilty and cut a deal for supervision which is not considered a criminal conviction under the law.  Illinois law does not allow for the clearing of a DUI even