Expunge illinois arrest record?

I was arrested a little while ago for retail theft, but I was able to complete a deferred prosecution program allowing this charge to be dropped and I never had to go to court. However, I still have my arrest on my record and would like to get it expunged. I was seeing if anyone has experience with this. I... show more I was arrested a little while ago for retail theft, but I was able to complete a deferred prosecution program allowing this charge to be dropped and I never had to go to court.

However, I still have my arrest on my record and would like to get it expunged. I was seeing if anyone has experience with this. I know I need to go to the circuit county clerk, but I'm a little lost on what to actually do there? Will I have to go to court to have it expunged if I qualify?
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