Many people are under the mistaken belief that your criminal record gets automatically cleared if your arrest didn’t result in a conviction. The truth of the matter is that the arrest stays on your record indefinitely unless you expunge or seal it.
A case will remain a matter of public record whether it was dismissed, you received supervision, or a conviction resulted. Why leave your arrest out there for the world to see?
Contact the Law Offices of M. Fakhoury to expunge or seal your criminal record in as little as 2 months.
Xpunge Your Past, Xpand Your Future – XpungeChicago.com
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.