Can I expunge my entire juvenile record with one petition?

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Can I expunge my entire juvenile record with one petition?

I am trying to get my entire juvenile case file expunged as it seems I cannot locate all of the information and the county does not seem to have all of the paperwork. Is there a way to expunge the enitre file rather than do everything individually? I have had one charge expunged already. 3 charges are are filed under same case number.

Asked on July 24, 2012 under Criminal Law, Illinois

Answers:

Kevin Bessant / Law Office of Kevin Bessant & Associates

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Most states will only allow you to expunge one criminal conviction from your criminal record, however juvenile courts tend to be a little more flexible. If you have more than one juvenile conviction, I would petition the court or speak with a criminal defense attorney in your area to see if you can either expunge the rest of your juvenile convictions, or seek to seal your juvenile file from public record.


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