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DuPage County Pardons Attorney

At the Law Offices of George P. Kallas, attorney George Kallas has been very successful in pardoning individual convictions. He has gone to Chicago and Springfield, Illinois, to argue on behalf of clients in front of the Prisoner Review Board. The firm’s success rate is well known in the Chicagoland area.

To discuss your case with a pardons lawyer serving DuPage County and Chicagoland, contact the firm or call 630-479-7100 for a free initial consultation.

Obtaining Pardons in Illinois

If you have ever been convicted of a crime, whether it be a felony or a misdemeanor, you cannot expunge your criminal record. Your only option is to petition the governor to ask for forgiveness and have your criminal record cleaned.

In Illinois, the process begins with filing a petition for pardon, also known as executive clemency. Then, you request a public hearing and go before the Prisoner Review Board. After the hearing, the review board makes a recommendation to the governor to sign off on your pardon. Once you get the pardon, you go back to the court where you were convicted and the court will expunge your record.

Pardons in Illinois only happen two times a year. It typically takes three to six months of lawyer preparation before the petition can be filed.

Experienced Glen Ellyn Lawyer Handling Prisoner Review Board Hearings

It is very important to have an experienced attorney handle your pardon. Attorney Kallas has more than 20 years of experience handling pardons and preparing petitions. He knows what the Prisoner Review Board is looking for and he has had success securing pardons for clients.

A recent client had a serious felony conviction on his record that was removed from his criminal record. Attorney George Kallas went to Springfield, Illinois, and argued his client’s case in front of the Prisoner Review Board. By winning his pardon, the client was allowed to expunge his arrest, stay in the United States and was not deported.

Another client had her burglary charge removed from her record. After attorney Kallas successfully secured a pardon for her, she was able to go to college and receive a high-paying job.

If you have been convicted and want to clear your record through a pardon, speak with a lawyer who understands the pardon process. Contact attorney Kallas or call 630-479-7100 for help in DuPage County, Cook County and throughout the Chicagoland area. Visa, MasterCard and Discover are accepted, and payment plans are available.