Can a dismissed retail theft case be expunged, sealed or erased if the motion for expungement was denied the first time?

Asked on March 4, 2015 under Criminal Law, Illinois

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

More information is needed here.  Why was it denied the first time around?  Did you not meet all the qualifications under the law for expungement then but has something changed now?  I am going to give you a link to help guide you in this process but you may want to seek legal consultation.  Good luck.

https://www.illinois.gov/osad/Expungement/Documents/Crinminal%20Exp%20Guide/DoIQualifytoExpungeorSeal.pdf


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