Many clients contact our firm and the first thing they say is: “I made a stupid mistake when I was young that’s still affecting my life.”
The “stupid mistake” is usually in the form of a prior arrest that is inhibiting them from fulfilling their true potential. A criminal record can prevent you from obtaining the job of your dreams or entering the graduate program needed to propel your career to the next level.
Whether it’s an arrest that resulted from a bar fight in college, an argument with a girlfriend, or a retail theft from a department store, the Law Offices of M. Fakhoury may be able to clear your criminal record.
Matt Fakhoury, a Cook County expungement, sealing, and pardon attorney can Xpunge Your Past, and Xpand Your Future. 847-920-4540 or XpungeChicago.com
Is it better to seal or expunge arrest records in Illinois? If you were arrested and never charged with a crime, your case was dismissed, or you were found not guilty of the crime, you’re eligible to do either, so this guide can help you decide what’s best for you.
Is it Better to Seal or Expunge Arrest Records in Illinois?
Sealing and expungement are similar, but they’re not exactly
If you’ve been convicted of arson – or any other crime, for that matter – you most likely don’t want your past hanging over your head. Having a criminal record is tough, and it disrupts your life; it can prevent you from doing the things you want to do, including getting a job, finding a place to live, and even getting credit.