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 that potential employers and landlords will have access to your arrest record, which will affect your chances of securing employment, housing, or educational opportunities.
If your DUI case was dismissed or you were found not guilty at trial, Xpunge Chicago can begin your expungement petition today. Xpunge Chicago, a division of the Law Offices of M. Fakhoury, will guide you through the expungement process and ensure that all case records are destroyed and removed from your criminal record.
For assistance with the expungement process, call Xpunge Chicago for a free case review and confidential consultation. Attorney Matt Fakhoury, a former expungement prosecutor, will prepare your petition quickly, efficiently, and thoroughly. Call Xpunge Chicago today!
You may have heard that – with very few exceptions – you can’t expunge a conviction from your criminal record in Illinois. That’s true, but what is a conviction for expungement purposes? This guide explains.
What is a Conviction for Expungement Purposes?
A conviction is a finding of guilt that results in incarceration (jail or prison), probation, a conditional discharge, fine, or time served. If the court finds you guilty,
If you were found not guilty of a crime, you still have a criminal record. In fact, you still have a criminal record even if you were arrested and never charged with a crime. But do you need expungement if you were found not guilty or if you were arrested and never charged? This guide helps you decide.
Do You Need Expungement if You Were Found Not Guilty of a
If you’re like many people, you’ve decided that you need a fresh start through criminal record expungement – but how long does an expungement take in Illinois, and what will you be required to provide? This guide explains.
How Long Does an Expungement Take in Illinois?
In Illinois, expungement takes at least a few months. That’s because the state of Illinois and its agencies – such as the Illinois State