Many clients wonder how long the entire record clearing process will take. The simple answer is that it depends.
Every county and court district have different procedures and requirements when an expungement or sealing is filed. Some districts within the same county, such as Cook County, take much longer than other districts to clear your record. In addition, the county prosecutor often objects to petitions to expunge/seal criminal records. An objection further delays the process because a hearing before a Judge is required.
Matt Fakhoury – A Chicago Expungement Attorney, assists clients throughout the City of Chicago as well as the suburban districts of Cook County – Skokie, Rolling Meadows, Maywood, Bridegeview, and Markham. Depending on the district and the specific circumstances of your case, we can get your record cleared in as little as 2 to 3 months.
Call us now or visit us at XpungeChicago.com for a free case review.
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