This July has welcomed some exceptional news — the expansion of sealing laws in Illinois! Bill HB3061, formerly HB5723, will soon go into effect and has expanded the eligibility for the sealing of criminal records.
This new law enables those with criminal records to petition the Prisoner Review Board to seal all Class 3 and 4 felony convictions, with the exception of violent, sex, or DUI crimes. Prior to this new legislation, only Class 4 drug crimes and prostitution convictions were eligible for sealing. Bill HB3061 will expand the pool of those eligible to seal their criminal records from the public, thereby enabling better access to jobs, housing, and education.
To determine your eligibility under this new legislation, call the Xpunge Chicago today for a free case review. Calls are confidential and we will handle your case from start to finish. Do not allow your past to haunt your future — expunge your past and expand your future! 847-920-4540 or XpungeChicago.com
Having a criminal record hanging over your head for the rest of your life doesn’t sound that great, does it? That record can prevent you from getting a job, finding a good place to live, or even from getting credit – so for most people, the best thing to do is explore expungement and criminal record sealing. But is getting your record expunged worth it?
If you’re like many people, you’ve considered having your criminal record expunged – but what is expungement, and could it be the right choice for you? Check out this Illinois expungement FAQ to learn more, and if you don’t see the answers to your questions here, call us at 847-920-4540 for a free case review with an experienced attorney now.