Illinois Expungment Attorneys
Sealing a criminal Record in Illinois. The Expungement Attorneys at Hanna & Ruud, LLC have been helping clients get there life back on track for over a quarter century. A cornerstone of our practice is the restoration of rights and the Sealing and Expungement of Criminal Records. Our firm has successfully expunged or sealed felony convictions for hundreds of clients.
We have sealed or felony convictions for class X, 1, 2, 3, and 4 felonies in Rock Island, Henry, Mercer and several other counties in Illinois. Our goal is to help our clients get a passed conviction or charge, so that they can achieve their goals without the barrier of a criminal conviction holding them back. Today, more than ever, criminal records are easily accessible by employers, landlords and the general public. Your background may be used to discriminate against you in employment, housing, education and your social life. Youthful mistakes, misunderstandings, problems in the past or criminal identity theft should not be a barrier to opportunities in life. In Illinois, there are multiple options you can use to either clear your record or allow you to overcome legal barriers created by your record.
While not everything can be sealed or Expunged, our firm has the know how to find a remedy that could help you achieve the result you are looking for!
Recently, the Illinois Expungement Laws have changed. Convictions which were not previously sealable, may be expunged or sealed and effectively removed from your Illinois criminal record.
The Attorneys at Hanna & Ruud, LLC have over 30 years of experience helping clients clear their criminal record to remove the constant roadblocks a criminal conviction or arrest can cause. You can be sure you will be hiring a knowledgeable and experienced Firm who will fight to restore your reputation.
What is sealing a criminal Record?
Sealing Hides your criminal record from most of the Law enforcement agencies can still see sealed records. Employers required by law to conduct background checks can see sealed felony convictions. They cannot see sealed misdemeanor convictions or cases not resulting in convictions unless the employer is a law enforcement agency.
- Any pending criminal charges;
- Any sentences you have not yet completed, including parole, probation, or court supervision; OR
- The necessary "waiting period" has not passed.
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