Category: Records Sealing

Can Police See Expunged Records?

Can police see expunged records? Can police see sealed records? If you’re like many people who are considering clearing a criminal record, you need to know who will be able to see past arrests, charges and convictions.

This guide explains whether police can see expunged records (or sealed records) so you know what steps to take to secure your future.

Can Police See Expunged Records?

Police cannot see expunged records.

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Is It Better to Expunge or Seal Your Record?

Is it better to expunge or seal your record? If you’re like many people who are eligible for criminal record clearing, you’ve asked that question – but the answer really depends on your goal.

Here’s what you need to know to make the right choice for your future.

Is It Better to Expunge or Seal Your Record?

There’s a major difference between expunging a record and sealing a record: With

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What Crimes Can Be Expunged in Illinois?

Not all crimes qualify for expungement in Illinois – in fact, there are some things that have to stay on your criminal record forever. However, in some cases, offenses that don’t qualify for expungement still qualify for sealing. But what crimes can be expunged in Illinois? Here’s what you need to know.

What Crimes Can Be Expunged in Illinois?

The list of crimes that can be expunged in Illinois is

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Can You Clear Your Criminal Record Right Now?

Illinois is under a stay-home order until at least May 30, which means most people aren’t even going to court – but does that mean you can’t clear your criminal record right now?

Here’s what you need to know about clearing your criminal record during the coronavirus pandemic – and whether it’s even possible.

Can You Clear Your Criminal Record Right Now?

The good news is that there’s nothing stopping

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Get a FREE Guide to Criminal Record Expungement and Sealing in Illinois Now!

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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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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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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List of Crimes You Can Seal in Illinois

If you have a criminal record, you’re probably tired of it hanging over your head. For many people, a criminal record can mean all kinds of problems – including difficulty finding a place to live, getting a job, or even getting credit to buy something. 

But there’s good news: There’s a list of crimes you can seal in Illinois. 

Not all crimes qualify for criminal record sealing, though. Here’s what

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