I represent those charged with misdemeanor theft or felony theft charges. The Illinois criminal statute refers to theft in following manner. Taking unauthorized control over property of another. Obtaining control over property of another by threat or deception. Obtaining stolen property — either knowing the property is stolen, or under circumstances that should lead to a reasonable belief that the property was stolen.
An expungement would be an erasing of a criminal record. Your past convictions will no longer show up on your record. If you need to determine if you’re eligible, call us we can help in the legal process. Daniel Hinich can give you an honest assessment with a free consultation. The expungement procedure in Illinois needs to submit an official application to the court requesting that the arrest or conviction be removed.