Chicago Expungement of Juvenile Records: New Legislation to Help Young Adults

, Chicago Expungement of Juvenile Records: New Legislation to Help Young Adults

Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation in early June, effectively giving a handful of Chicago adults a free pass on mistakes they made as minors. The new law automatically expunges juvenile arrest records in a limited number of cases, which can help young people move away from their past and toward a brighter future — one that doesn’t include a criminal record.

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is a Chicago criminal defense attorney who handles expungements and sealings in the Greater Chicago area.