1. Follow these steps:
Visit the Illinois Court website
The Illinois courts' website provides forms and step by step instructions on how to expunge or seal a criminal record. The guide directs you to the correct forms that you will need to fill out for your petition. Follow this link to the Illinois Court's website: Expunging and sealing a criminal record.
Expungement request denial
If your petition to expunge is denied at your hearing, you may file a Motion to Reconsider within 60 days of the denial. Learn more about Preparing, filing, and presenting motions in court.