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How can we help you expunge and seal your criminal record or conviction?

On Behalf of | Jan 10, 2014 | Criminal Defense |

Fenbert & Associates helps men and women in expunge and seal their criminal record. We represent people all across Chicago and Cook County, DuPage County, Will County, McHenry County and Kane County. Mr. Fenbert is an experienced and aggressive attorney ready and prepared to move the Court to expunge your court and criminal records.


20 ILCS 2630/5.2 entitled Expungement and Sealing provides, a petitioner may petition the circuit court to expunge or seal the records of his or her arrests and charges not initiated by arrest when: “A petitioner may petition the circuit court to expunge the records of his or her arrests and charges not initiated by arrest when:

  1. He or she has never been convicted of a criminal offense; and
  2. Each arrest or charge not initiated by arrest sought to be expunged resulted in: (i) acquittal, dismissal, or the petitioner’s release without charging, unless excluded by subsection (a)(3)(B); (ii) a conviction which was vacated or reversed, unless excluded by subsection (a)(3)(B); (iii) an order of supervision and such supervision was successfully completed by the petitioner, unless excluded by subsection (a)(3)(A) or (a)(3)(B); or (iv) an order of qualified probation (as defined in subsection (a)(1)(J)) and such probation was successfully completed by the petitioner.”

To read more of the statute, including, which offenses are not expugnable, when you can file for expungement, and exactly which records will be expunged check out the entire statute: Expungement and Sealing StatuteFor example, the following misdemeanor convictions, depending on the circumstances, cannot be expunged or sealed: Battery (720 ILCS 5/12-3), Assault (720 ILCS 5/12-1), Aggravated assault (720 ILCS 5/12-2), Domestic battery (720 ILCS 5/12-3.2), Reckless conduct (720 ILCS 5/12-5), Criminal sexual abuse (720 ILCS 5/11-1.50), Violation of an order of protection (720 ILCS 5/12-3.4).


Fenbert & Associates assists men and women in expunging their criminal record. For a Free Consultation call Richard at 630-917-2051. He will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of your expungement and the likelihood of success.