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.
What felonies can be sealed in Illinois? If you’re like most people, you’ve wondered the same thing – and although you know you’re not eligible for expungement, you could still be eligible for criminal record sealing.
Sealing means your record is hidden from the general public. If your record is sealed, it’ll still be available to law enforcement and people working in the court system, and it’ll be available to
Domestic violence – what Illinois law technically calls domestic battery – goes on your permanent criminal record. But can you expunge a domestic violence charge in Illinois? Here’s what you need to know.
Can You Expunge a Domestic Violence Charge in Illinois?
Whether you can expunge domestic violence from your criminal record depends on whether:
You were arrested but not charged with the crime of domestic battery