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If you’re like many people, you’ve thought about having your record expunged or sealed – but you just don’t know where to start. The good news: If you want to clear your criminal record anywhere in Illinois, we can help you.
Introducing DIY Expungement in Illinois
You don’t have to hire an attorney to clear your criminal record in Chicago, Cook County or any other county in Illinois. You can
If you’re like most people in Chicago, Skokie or Rolling Meadows who have a criminal record – even if it’s just an old arrest that never led to any charges – you want to know if you’re eligible for expungement. Expungement clears your criminal record completely; your records are either destroyed or returned to you, so there’s nothing there for anyone to see.
Many types of juvenile records can be expunged, including arrests that didn’t result in charges or court cases and many convictions. The types of juvenile records that you can expunge include: All arrests that didn’t result in a court case
Court cases that were thrown out or in which you were found not guilty
Court cases where you were sentenced to supervision and completed it successfully