Being comfortable in your own home should be one of the most important goals in life. With the current state of the housing market, now might be the perfect time to rent or even own the home you’ve always wanted.
Landlords routinely run criminal background checks to assess whether you may be a problem tenant. Arrests for Retail Theft and even Drug Possession can cause a Landlord to pass you over. Criminal charges for Fraud, Theft , or Forgery can prevent a bank from giving you a mortgage.
Why take the chance of having a potential landlord or loan provider see an old arrest? Don’t allow that home or apartment to slip away because of a criminal record.
Clean your criminal record by expunging or sealing your case to get that new home or apartment. Contact XpungeChicago – A Division of the Law Offices of M. Fakhoury to get the process started: 847-920-4540
If you’re expunging your criminal record in Illinois, you must first make sure you’re eligible. So what do you look for on your record to determine whether you’re eligible for criminal record clearing?
Here’s what you need to know.
Expunging Your Record? Here’s What to Look For
When you talk to a Chicago expungement attorney about clearing your criminal record, you’ll need a complete copy of your record. If you
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.