The answer is simple: A criminal arrest will be on your background forever unless it is expunged or sealed!
Charges that were eventually dismissed at court can potentially be expunged or sealed from your criminal record. Unfortunately, the clearing of your criminal record is not automatic. Furthermore, the belief that it is cleared after 5 or 10 years is simply a myth.
The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury, a Chicago Criminal Defense Firm, can expunge or seal your criminal record in as little as two months. Contact us at XpungeChicago.com or at 847-920-4540
Clearing your criminal record through sealing gives you a fresh start – it means that most people will never be able to see your history through a regular background check. However, there are seven criminal offenses you can never seal in Illinois; they must stay on your criminal record forever unless you receive a pardon from the governor or they’re vacated or reversed.
Legal Tip of the Day: DUI and Driver’s License Suspension in Illinois
My name is Matt Fakhoury with XpungeChicago.com, and here’s your Legal Tip of the Day from XpungeChicago.
Now, today’s legal tip of the day is regarding your DUI arrest and specifically, how long your license will be suspended once you’re arrested for DUI. Now, in most instances, if you are arrested for a DUI, your license will