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
Expungement, in Illinois, is a process that can get you your life back. It can clear away your old criminal record and give you the fresh start you deserve. If your record is expunged, you don’t have to tell anyone that you were ever involved in the criminal justice system – and your past won’t come back to haunt you on background checks.
What felonies can be sealed in Illinois? If you’re like most people, you’ve wondered the same thing – and although you know you’re not eligible for expungement, you could still be eligible for criminal record sealing.
Sealing means your record is hidden from the general public. If your record is sealed, it’ll still be available to law enforcement and people working in the court system, and it’ll be available to
Domestic violence – what Illinois law technically calls domestic battery – goes on your permanent criminal record. But can you expunge a domestic violence charge in Illinois? Here’s what you need to know.
Can You Expunge a Domestic Violence Charge in Illinois?
Whether you can expunge domestic violence from your criminal record depends on whether:
You were arrested but not charged with the crime of domestic battery