Illinois’ Recent Expansion Of Sealing Criminal Records – Series Recap

This post concludes and recaps my series on Illinois’ recent expansion of the ability to seal criminal records and how this change impacts Peoria residents. I felt it necessary to write on this topic due to the fact that many people with a prior conviction find themselves unable to re-enter the workforce. They may also have difficulty gaining housing and in passing a background check. The goal of my last several articles has been to...

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Peoria, Illinois Residents Should Seal Their Record As Soon As Possible

This is the next post in my series on Illinois’ recent expansion of the ability to seal criminal records. My last article discussed who may be eligible to seal their record under Illinois’ new laws. This change in the law will allow a greater number of people to clear their history. This, in turn, will make it easier for individuals to rejoin the workforce. Call my office to speak with a Peoria criminal defense attorney if you are...

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Understanding Illinois’ Recent Expansion Of Eligibility To Seal Criminal Records

This is the next post in my series on a recent expansion of the eligibility to seal an Illinois criminal record. My last article discussed the history behind Illinois’ recent change to its record sealing laws. One of the benefits of the recent change in the law is that it will allow those who have done their time to have a greater chance of re-entering the workforce. Given the changing nature of our state’s economy, this will be of...

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Understanding Illinois’ Recent Expansion Of The Ability To Seal Criminal Records

This is the second post in my series on recent legal changes which allow for the easier sealing of Illinois criminal records. My last article provided an overview of topics which this series will be addressing and stressed the need to speak with an attorney so that you may begin the process as soon as possible. The sooner you begin the process then the sooner you will be able to have it completed. In this article I will discuss the...

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Illinois Law Now Allows For More Expansive Sealing Of Criminal Records

This is the first post in a series which will discuss recent changes to Illinois law regarding the sealing of criminal records. I previously discussed how Peoria residents can seal or expunge their criminal history. In that discussion I analyzed the effect of clearing your history, the procedure for doing so, and other issues. I am revisiting this issue as recent changes to our state’s laws allow an even greater number of individuals...

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