A Person is Innocent Until Proven Guilty in Criminal Cases

One of the most basic principles in the American legal system is that a person who is accused of a crime is innocent until proven guilty.  This principle is the bedrock of our criminal justice justice system, and should be remembered by everyone who is involved in a criminal case.

Expungement in Iowa

In Iowa, the courts allow for an expungement of criminal records for a limited number of circumstances. If an expungement is granted, the criminal record will be

Expungement in Illinois

In Illinois, an individual may request an expungement to clear certain charges from their criminal record. Only certain charges are eligible for expungement, and it is best to first determine if the charge is eligible before