Petition to Expunge Juvenile Records
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS
DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE AND CHILD PROTECTION
JUVENILE JUSTICE DIVISION
IN THE INTEREST OF
PETITION TO EXPUNGE JUVENILE RECORDS
(705 ILCS 405/5-915 (Subsection 2))
(Please prepare a separate petition for each offense)
______________________________________, Petitioner, and respectfully requests that this Honorable
Court enter an Order expunging all Juvenile Law Enforcement and Court records of Petitioner and in support thereof
states that: The incident for which the Petitioner seeks expungement occurred before the Petitioner’s 18
did not result in proceedings in criminal court and the Petitioner has not had any convictions for any crime since his/her
birthday; and the incident for which the Petitioner seeks expungement occurred before the Petitioner’s 18
and the adjudication was not based upon first-degree murder or sex offenses which would be felonies if committed by an
adult, and the Petitioner has not had any convictions for any crime since his/her birthday.
Petitioner was arrested on
____________________________, ________ by the ________________________ Police
Department for the offense of
(check whichever one occurred the latest):
a. The Petitioner has attained the age of 21 years, his/her birthday being _________________________; or
b. 5 years have elapsed since all juvenile court proceedings relating to the Petitioner have been terminated;
or the Petitioner’s commitment to the Department of Corrections, Juvenile Division, pursuant to the expungement of
juvenile law enforcement and court records provisions of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 has been terminated.
has not been arrested on charges in this or any other county other than the charge listed above.
If Petitioner has been arrested on additional charges, please list the charges below:
Arresting Agency or Agencies:
Disposition/Result: (choose from a or b, above):
WHEREFORE, the Petitioner respectfully requests this Honorable Court to (1) order all law enforcement agencies to
expunge all records of Petitioner related to this incident, and (2) to order the Clerk of the Court to expunge all records
concerning the Petitioner regarding this incident.
City/State/Zip Code: ___________________________________
Pursuant to the penalties of perjury under the Code of Civil Procedure, 735 ILCS 5/1-109, I hereby certify that the
statements in this Petition are true and correct, or on information and belief I believe the same to be true.
IRIS Y. MARTINEZ, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS