Blank Slate offers criminal records assistance at various levels and costs according to individual circumstances and needs.


  • Free Assessment - The first step in addressing your criminal record is to get a free assessment. Based on your objectives, we'll assess your record and provide you with a roadmap forward for meeting your goal.
  • Expungement and Sealing - If you need representation expunging or sealing your record, we may be able to help. In many cases, we can provide in-court representation.
  • Clemency (Pardon) - If you have been convicted of a serious crime and need a pardon from the Governor, or if you have been convicted of a federal crime and need a pardon from the President, we can help you prepare a petition for that relief.
  • Other Services - While expungement, sealing, and pardon are the most popular criminal records remedies, your particular situation may require an alternative form of relief. We are able to assess your situation and determine if you need, and if we can offer representation in, a range of criminal records remedies, including: healthcare waivers, certificates of good conduct, certificates of relief from disabilities and more!

Start today by calling Chicago Legal Clinic's intake office at 773-731-1762.