This Guide will help you determine if your record can be expunged.
Preliminary Information Needed
For each arrest/case you want to expunge, you will need the following information:
1- The case number,
2-The date of your arrest,
3-The police department that arrested you,
4- The charge for which you pled guilty,
5- The disposition. What happened? For example, was the case dismissed? Did you get Supervision? Did you get probation? etc..,
6- The date the case was completed. For example, what date was the case dismissed, when did you complete probation?
Currently, do you have any cases pending against you? Are you still on probation or supervision?
If so, you do not qualify for an expungement at this time. You must wait until your cases are resolved and supervision or probation have been terminated.
Did you successfully complete 2nd Chance Probation under 730 ILCS 5/6-3.4 and 20 ILCS 2630/5.2
If you successfully complete 2nd Chance Probation under 730 ILCS 5/6-3.4 and 20 ILCS 2630/5.2, then you can have your case expunged. If not, you may qualify to have the record sealed.
If you received one of the following disposition, your case might qualify for expungement.
Acquittal (Finding of Not Guilty),
SOL (Stricken with Leave to Reinstate),
FNPC (Finding of No Probably Cause),
NP (Nolle Pros),
Supervision Terminated Satisfactorily,
Section 10, 410 (710 or 1410), 70 or TASC Probation, Terminated Satisfactorily.
Did you receive one of the following final dispositions?
Time Considered Served,
Finding of Guilty.
If yes, you do not qualify for an expungement. However, you may qualify to have the case sealed.
If you received Supervision for one of the following, your case IS NOT eligible for expungement.
1- 625 ILCS 5/11-501 Driving Under the Influence. 2- Any sexual offense committed against a minor under 18 years of age. Sexual offense committed against a minor includes, but is not limited to, the offense of indecent solicitation of a child or criminal sexual abuse when the victim of such offense is under 18 years of age.
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