Legal Outreach, Information, and Assistance

ALSO, in partnership with the Greater Chicago Legal Clinic, offers free legal services! 

An attorney works in partnership with ALSO providing assistance and consultation on options for expungement and sealing of cannabis cases. 

For legal questions, referrals, or to speak to someone about expungement or sealing options, please call (773) 482-1086 or email legalservices@also-chicago.org.

 

Cannabis Expungement and Sealing

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Information About Expungement or Sealing of a Criminal Record

A criminal record is created when a person is arrested or charged with an offense even if they were released without being charged or were found not guilty. These criminal records can be viewed by the public like potential employers, however, certain records can be expunged (erased) or sealed (hidden), and you may be eligible!

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