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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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
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