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
The basic idea behind expungement in Illinois is to give people with a criminal record a fresh start. This process, also known as record clearing or expungement, involves having your criminal records sealed. When your records are sealed, the court order restricts public access and prevents employers, landlords, and other third parties from seeing them.
In Illinois, expungement of criminal records is regulated by the Criminal Identification Act (20
A background check is a way to search someone’s personal background information. It can include things like criminal records, addresses, education and more. Depending on who’s doing the checking, the type of information varies greatly. This guide explains what comes up on criminal background checks – and what you can do if you have a criminal record you don’t want anyone to see.