Despite a federal ruling that Illinois’ concealed carry ban is unconstitutional, police, prosecutors and judges alike say they are disregarding the finding and continuing to enforce the law — at least for now.
Police say they continue to arrest those who violate the state’s ban on carrying a gun in public, and prosecutors continue to charge them. Backing up the authorities — but perhaps creating more confusion — a state court ruled last week that the federal decision is not binding on Illinois courts and upheld the nation’s last concealed carry ban as constitutional.
Criminal record expungement can be a complicated process, and many people have questions about it. If you’re thinking about expunging your record but you’re not sure where to turn, this guide can help. And if you don’t see the answers you’re looking for here, please feel free to call our office at 847-920-4540. We’ll get you the answers you need.
Having a criminal record can hold you back. You might have difficulty finding a job, getting housing or even obtaining a loan. However, criminal record clearing may be the solution you’re looking for. Before you dive right in, here’s what you need to know.
What You Need to Know About Clearing Your Criminal Record in Chicago
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If you’re like many people, you already know that expunging a criminal record in Chicago or elsewhere can be a complicated and time-consuming process. For most people, it pays to have a criminal record expungement lawyer on their side. But either way, with or without an attorney, this guide covers the biggest mistakes people make in criminal record expungement.
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