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
What felonies can be sealed in Illinois? If you’re like most people, you’ve wondered the same thing – and although you know you’re not eligible for expungement, you could still be eligible for criminal record sealing.
Sealing means your record is hidden from the general public. If your record is sealed, it’ll still be available to law enforcement and people working in the court system, and it’ll be available to
Domestic violence – what Illinois law technically calls domestic battery – goes on your permanent criminal record. But can you expunge a domestic violence charge in Illinois? Here’s what you need to know.
Can You Expunge a Domestic Violence Charge in Illinois?
Whether you can expunge domestic violence from your criminal record depends on whether:
You were arrested but not charged with the crime of domestic battery