Is it Possible to Get My Criminal Arrest Record Expunged or Sealed?

Under specific circumstances, Illinois law allows felony, misdemeanor, or municipal ordinance violation records in Criminal and Traffic cases to be expunged or sealed. If you qualify, a judge can order your records sealed or expunged by law enforcement agencies. “Expunged” records are destroyed. “Sealed” records are closed and restricted from public access, but are not destroyed. This means employers and creditors cannot see these arrests. For a free consultation with experienced Chicago expungement attorneys, contact Gruszeczki & Smith Law at 312-253-7343 or use the form to the right.