Can Cops See Expunged Records?

2020-06-28T22:25:28-05:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: DIY, DIY Expungement, DIY Sealing, Expungement, Sealing|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you’re like most people, you want a fresh start – and for some people, that’s possible through criminal record expungement. But can cops see expunged records? Here’s what you need to know. Can Cops See Expunged Records? Cops can’t see expunged records in Illinois. That’s because expungement means that your records are destroyed or returned to you. There’s nothing for the police to see when your record is expunged. Criminal record sealing is a [...]

Can I File an Expungement Myself?

2020-06-29T11:39:23-05:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: DIY, DIY Expungement, DIY Sealing, Expungement, Sealing|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  If you’re like many people, you want to know if you can file an expungement yourself in Illinois. An expungement clears your criminal record so it’s like nothing ever happened – nothing will show up in a background check, no matter who’s looking. So can you file an expungement yourself? Yes, in most cases, you can. Here’s what you need to know. Can I File an Expungement Myself? In Illinois, you don’t need an [...]

Sealing Your Own Criminal Record in Peoria

2020-06-12T12:27:22-05:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: DIY, DIY Sealing, Sealing|

If you’re like many people, you want to seal your criminal record – the things in your past should stay there. But hiring an attorney to seal your criminal record in Peoria is expensive, and it might not make sense for your financial situation. The good news: You can seal your own criminal record in Peoria (and in every other city in Illinois) if you qualify. In fact, you can even expunge your own criminal [...]

How Do You Start an Expungement Process?

2020-05-28T08:49:38-05:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: DIY, DIY Expungement, Expungement|Tags: , , |

How do you start an expungement process? It’s a question we hear often – and we can help. Here’s what you need to know. How Do You Start an Expungement Process? There are two ways you can start an expungement process. You can hire an expungement attorney to do all the paperwork (including filling out and filing all your forms) or you can do it yourself. For many people, the easiest way is to [...]

FAQ on Clearing Your Own Criminal Record in Illinois

2020-05-18T12:09:28-05:00May 25th, 2020|Categories: DIY, DIY Expungement, Expungement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When you’re clearing your criminal record through expungement, you have two options: You can do it yourself or you can hire a Chicago expungement attorney. If you choose to do it yourself, which is cheaper than hiring a lawyer to do it for you, you can fill out and file your paperwork yourself. If you’re like most people, that means you’ll have some questions – so check out this DIY expungement FAQ to get [...]

Can You Seal Your Own Criminal Record in Chicago?

2020-05-18T08:38:57-05:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: DIY, DIY Sealing, Sealing|Tags: , , , |

If you’re like many people in and around Chicago, you have a criminal record that’s hanging over your head. Maybe it’s prevented you from getting a job, stopped a landlord from renting you a place to live, or even made a lender turn you down for credit. But you’re not the same person you used to be – even though everyone seems to be holding your criminal record against you. We think you deserve [...]

Domestic Battery Arrests in Chicago During the Coronavirus Pandemic

2020-04-30T15:40:41-05:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: DIY, DIY Expungement, DIY Sealing, Domestic Battery|Tags: , , , , , |

Chicago expungement attorney Matt Fakhoury was interviewed by the legal team at Avvo to discuss domestic battery and the coronavirus pandemic. You can read the entire article here. What's Happening in Illinois With Domestic Battery ? Domestic battery cases are currently increasing all over Chicago, and while working with a criminal defense attorney to defend yourself against these charges is a great first step, it doesn't end there. Here's what you need to know. Can [...]

Should I Seal My Criminal Record in Illinois?

2020-04-28T13:40:32-05:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: DIY, DIY Sealing, Sealing|Tags: , , , , |

If you have a criminal record in Illinois, there's a good chance that you're tired of it hanging over your head. The good news: Some people are eligible for criminal record sealing. The even better news: You may be able to seal your own criminal record without hiring an attorney to fill out and file the paperwork for you. Here's what you need to know. Should I Seal My Criminal Record in Illinois? Having a [...]

Get Your FREE Expungement E-Book Now

2020-04-14T19:08:19-05:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: DIY, DIY Expungement, DIY Sealing, Expungement, Sealing|

If you're like most people who have a criminal record, you're sick and tired of it hanging over your head. But there's good news: You may be able to clear your criminal record and get a fresh start. Get Your FREE Expungement E-Book Now When you're ready to leave your past where it belongs - in the past - download our free Guide to Expungement and Sealing in Illinois e-book. It's packed with useful [...]

How Much Does Expungement Cost?

2020-04-07T13:48:00-05:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: DIY, DIY Expungement, DIY Sealing, Expungement, Sealing|Tags: , , , |

If you're like many people, you want to be free from your criminal history - you don't want it following you around when you try to get a job, a place to live, or even borrow money on credit. But how much does expungement cost? Here's what you need to know. How Much Does Expungement Cost? Criminal record expungement costs can vary depending on where you have cases. For example, if you hire a Chicago [...]

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