People with qualifying arrests and convictions may petition the court of their sentencing county for an expungement or sealing of their records. An information packet explaining the changes and the requirements is available. To request a copy, email your name, address and inquiries to expungement@osad.state.il.us or contact us at (866) 787-1776.

Contact Information for the Expungement Project at the State Appellate Defender:

Office of the State Appellate Defender

P.O. Box 5240

Springfield, Illinois 62705-5240

1(866) 787-1776 (toll-free)

Email: expungement@osad.state.il.us

visit us at: http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/Forms/approved/expungement/expungement.asp