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What’s the Basic Idea Behind Expungement in Illinois, and What Laws Govern It?

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 Read More