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
If you’re expunging your criminal record in Illinois, you must first make sure you’re eligible. So what do you look for on your record to determine whether you’re eligible for criminal record clearing?
Here’s what you need to know.
Expunging Your Record? Here’s What to Look For
When you talk to a Chicago expungement attorney about clearing your criminal record, you’ll need a complete copy of your record. If you
Clearing your criminal record through sealing gives you a fresh start – it means that most people will never be able to see your history through a regular background check. However, there are seven criminal offenses you can never seal in Illinois; they must stay on your criminal record forever unless you receive a pardon from the governor or they’re vacated or reversed.