Depends on the kind of probation. Defendant should get his court papers and find a lawyer who does expungement and other kinds of post conviction relief. We don't have enough info to give a definitive answer.
Felonies in Illinois are generally are not subject to neither seal nor expunge with a few statutory exceptions.
Obtain your court certified criminal disposition of that felony and present it for a cursory review by an experienced defense counsel.
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You need a Certified Disposition. You need to know the exact charge you pled guilty to and what type of probation you received. Expungement is unlikely, however, the law changed last year allowing many more case to be Sealed. There is a good chance your case qualifies for a sealing, but I would need more information.
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