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Expungements & Record Clearing

expungementExpungement is a court procedure where a qualifying individual, who has been arrested or convicted, petitions the county court (where the case was filed) for the expungement or seal of all case records. Larry Vandersnick can assist with your expungement needs in Henry County, IL. The procedure of getting your criminal record expunged or sealed can appear to be problematic and laborious. But Larry Vandersnick is knowledgeable in Illinois law procedures and can represent you in an often daunting task. When your records are expunged they are forever destroyed. These records include mug shots, fingerprints and other identifying information. The court files are not destroyed, instead they are sealed in a file that becomes unavailable to the public and current/future employers.

Expungement Eligibility Henry County

Having a conviction successfully expunged means you can honestly inform potential employers that you have a clean criminal record. There are very specific requirements to be eligible for expungement. Both adult and juvenile convictions can be eligible for expungement. Consulting attorney Larry Vandersnick is your best recommendation when questioning your eligibility, but here are some questions you can ask yourself.

1. Were you convicted of a felony or an attempt to commit a felony that is punishable by life imprisonment?

2. Has it been less than five years since the date of your conviction?

3. Were you convicted of a traffic offense, or a non-traffic offense reportable to the Illinois Secretary of State?

4. Do you have more than one adult criminal conviction or more than one juvenile adjudication?

If you were able to answer no to all of the above, you should definitely inquire about expungement. And even if you answered yes to any of the above, contacting Larry Vandersnick would be in your best interest. Larry has a long record of experience in the Henry County area, including Geneseo, Cambridge, Atkinson, Annawan, Kewanee, and the rest of the surrounding area. He has experience as a former states attorney and prosecutor. So if you need to take civil account and file a lawsuit to expunge your record, Larry Vandersnick has the experience to represent you in your case.

People deserve a second chance. If you have a conviction on your record, and you are trying to get a job or obtain housing, it may be very difficult to be considered with a criminal record. Larry Vandersnick understands and respects that you are trying to make your life better, and expunging your record could definitely go a long way to making a better life for you and your family. He is an expert in these cases, and has had many court victories in many areas including theft, DUI, traffic, white collar crimes, juvenile case, and more. So call Larry Vandersnick today, and get on the road to a better life with a record expunged from your prior conviction!