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Wanting to get a pardon for a burglary from ten years ago only thing on my record any chance?

Palestine, IL |

wanted to see if tis worth the time to try and get a pardon for a burglary with no other felonies on my record

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    This article should be helpful:
    http://www.illinoislegalaid.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.dsp_content&contentID=8408


  2. Executive clemency/pardons are very difficult to get. Thousands apply and few are granted. Most applications are after several decades have gone by since the sentencing. You can certainly try but do not hold your breath. There are several thousand requests sitting on Quinn's desk at the moment and he might grant a few dozen each year.

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