Decatur, IL asked in DUI / DWI for Illinois

Q: My wife got a felony DUI over 2 decades ago - is there any way to remove it from her record?

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Donald J Ramsell
Donald J Ramsell
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  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Wheaton, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: In Illinois a felony conviction can never be expunged, unless there is a full governor's pardon with a recommendation to expunge, followed by a court order.

Nrupa Patel
Nrupa Patel
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  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Decatur, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: You cannot get it expunged by the regular procedure. You would have to petition for clemency to the governor and ask for a pardon and permission to expunge. You can hire a local attorney to help you out with this

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