If you have been convicted of a crime, the State of Illinois has procedures for granting Pardons and Clemency. The Governor is given the constitutional power to grant a pardon or clemency following criminal conviction or juvenile adjudication.
Pardon: Vacates a conviction and expunges a criminal record.
Clemency: Results in a reduced sentence, but the conviction remains on record.
If you wish to seek a pardon or clemency, the Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury and XpungeChicago will assist you from start to finish. Attorney Matt Fakhoury will review your criminal case and will aggressively fight for your clemency or pardon.
If you’ve ever been convicted of drunk driving – or, for that matter, if you’ve ever been arrested for drunk driving (even if you weren’t convicted) – it’ll show up on your criminal record. That means it’ll also show up on a background check. Here’s what you need to know.
Will a Drunk Driving Conviction Show Up On a Background Check?
If you’re like many people, you’ve made some mistakes in the past – but fortunately, with criminal record sealing, you may be able to get the fresh start you deserve. Though not all offenses qualify for criminal record sealing, many do. But can you seal just part of your criminal record? This guide explains.