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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You may have heard that – with very few exceptions – you can’t expunge a conviction from your criminal record in Illinois. That’s true, but what is a conviction for expungement purposes? This guide explains.
What is a Conviction for Expungement Purposes?
A conviction is a finding of guilt that results in incarceration (jail or prison), probation, a conditional discharge, fine, or time served. If the court finds you guilty,
If you were found not guilty of a crime, you still have a criminal record. In fact, you still have a criminal record even if you were arrested and never charged with a crime. But do you need expungement if you were found not guilty or if you were arrested and never charged? This guide helps you decide.
Do You Need Expungement if You Were Found Not Guilty of a
If you’re like many people, you’ve decided that you need a fresh start through criminal record expungement – but how long does an expungement take in Illinois, and what will you be required to provide? This guide explains.
How Long Does an Expungement Take in Illinois?
In Illinois, expungement takes at least a few months. That’s because the state of Illinois and its agencies – such as the Illinois State