Trying to clear up your record? You filed the Expungement paperwork on your own, paid the court filing fee, and received confirmation? You’re in the clear right??? WRONG!
The prosecutor has a right to objection to your Expungement. The basis for the objection can vary and a hearing is required once an objection is made. If you go to the hearing alone, unrepresented by an attorney, you are held to the same rules and standards as the trained prosecutor standing across from you. Why go into the hearing without the proper representation?
The Law Offices of M. Fakhoury represents clients throughout Chicago and Cook County in these hearings. As a former Expungement prosecutor in Cook County, Mr. Fakhoury has the experience necessary to finally clear your criminal record and put the past behind you.
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Expungement, in Illinois, is a process that can get you your life back. It can clear away your old criminal record and give you the fresh start you deserve. If your record is expunged, you don’t have to tell anyone that you were ever involved in the criminal justice system – and your past won’t come back to haunt you on background checks.
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