Do you need your record expunged?
It can be very shocking to find yourself or a loved one arrested and accused of a crime. The seriousness of the accusation, whether a felony or a misdemeanor, white collar crime, armed robbery or sex crime, and regardless of the eventual outcome is a very stressful experience. When it is finally resolved, the individual may not think of the future consequences of having such an event on his or her criminal record. If you or a loved one has been arrested it is important to get the assistance of a Chicago criminal defense lawyer to clear your record. An experienced expungement attorney from the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege will do all that is possible to ensure the record of this is erased or expunged.
As part of the law enforcement and judicial system, depends upon excellent documenting of facts and more than adequate records. These are used by all branches of the entire law enforcement community as an effective aid to maintaining law and order. However an average law abiding person can get caught up in this system, and be wrongly arrested and later released, or a young person commits a youthful indiscretion and is arrested for a misdemeanor and then the charge is dismissed, or gets caught playing a prank and is arrested but found innocent of wrongdoing.
Expungement Lawyer in Chicago
The fact of the arrest remains on the person’s police record, long after the fact. The arrest was entered into a state-wide database and sent on to the National database at the FBI’s National Crime Information Center. A criminal defense attorney from the firm understands the possible future effects of having this kind of a record in the databases, and will help you through the process of expungement.
Once an expungement has been accomplished, the individual need not fear a background check by a college board, or a prospective employer. Contact the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege for a free consultation with an experienced criminal defense lawyer who can assist in clearing your criminal record.
Contact a Chicago criminal attorney from the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege who will assist you to get your record expunged.