Blue Ridge Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Blue Ridge, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers
Blue Ridge, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Blue Ridge Criminal Defense Lawyer

Paul Hanson has over 35 years expertise in defending misdemeanor and also felony criminal charges throughout Blue Ridge and Washington State. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in King County And he helps individuals get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged off their records.

Paul Hanson has acquired the greatest possible rankings from several nationwide lawyer rating companies. An "AV" rating coming from Martindale-Hubbell plus a "10-Superb" rating from He is additionally a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Blue Ridge Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is extremely knowledgeable, aggressive, cost effective, and conveniently located near Blue Ridge.


A rap sheet happens whenever an individual is convicted of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will normally always stay on the person's state rap sheet until a legal motion (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the exact same court after a particular time period. For many criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is normally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary responsibilities owed to the court have been completely pleased. And there need to not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests since the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these preconditions are satisfied, many community & district courts will normally give motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the person no longer having a rap sheet for that specific conviction.

A person whose criminal conviction is vacated might lawfully mention on future task applications that he/she has never had a rap sheet.

Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is restricted to only one holiday of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and certain misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.

Nonconviction data (authorities arrest records, jail booking records, finger prints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) take place whenever an individual is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State police for several years. Regional detaining authorities companies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both retain nonconviction data.

Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, persons might make written demands to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction data. These demands need to be made to both the local detaining authorities firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such demands will normally be granted if there have been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction data sought to be deleted, and over 3 years have passed since the date of the old arrest.

The site for the Washington State Criminal History Section is

Nonconviction data, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be used by landlords to reject rental housing/ homes and by employers to reject task applications, task promotions, and so on

. Safeguard your task and future. Call Blue Ridge rap sheet expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court rap sheet and old authorities criminal history. He'll help vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old authorities criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, pictures and other nonconviction data.

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