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Expungement and the sealing of criminal records in Illinois is not an easy process, and can be difficult to understand. However, expungement is certainly manageable by yourself, but if you feel unsure about anything, getting legal help is suggested. While the purpose of the information on this website is to help you in pursuing an expungement or sealing without an attorney, some of the more circumstantial cases may require legal assistance.

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Sealing Illinois Records After Probation

If you were only given probation during your sentence, you may be eligible to expunge your record in Illinois. The probation must fall under specific categories, however–there may be a chance that you do not qualify to have your records […]

Expunge Records in Illinois

In Illinois, certain records can be removed from public access. However, you must petition the Illinois government; removal never happens automatically. An eligible person must petition the court for records to be expunged or sealed. Without a petition, the records […]

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