Overview Description

All official records can be corrected by removing the identity theft victim's name and sealing the records of the circuit court clerk. 20 ILCS 2630/5.2(b)(4).

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

A petition must be filed with the chief judge of the circuit court. For the specific procedure, seeĀ 20 ILCS 2630/5.2(b)(4).

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

The name of the identity theft victim is removed from all official records, and the records of the circuit court clerk are sealed. 20 ILCS 2630/5.2(b)(4).

Waiting Periods

The petition can be filed at any time.

(non-prod server)