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Paul Hanson has over 35 years expertise in defending misdemeanor and 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 from their records.
Paul Hanson has been given the greatest attainable rankings from many nationwide lawyer rating services. An "AV" rating coming from Martindale-Hubbell plus a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is additionally a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Blue Ridge Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is very seasoned, aggressive, cost effective, and conveniently situated nearby Blue Ridge.
Blue Ridge, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE DETAILS
A rap sheet happens whenever a person is founded guilty of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will generally always remain on the person's state criminal record until a legal motion (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the exact same court after a certain time period. For the majority of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is generally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial obligations owed to the court have been completely satisfied. And there must not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests considering that the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these preconditions are fulfilled, the majority of local & district courts will generally give motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the person no longer having a criminal record for that particular conviction.
A person whose criminal conviction is vacated might lawfully specify on future task applications that he/she has never had a criminal record.
Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is limited to only one holiday of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and particular misdemeanor sex crimes can not be vacated.
Nonconviction data (police arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) take place whenever a person is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State police for several years. Local detaining police 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, individuals might make written demands to expunge/delete such police nonconviction data. These demands must be made to both the local detaining police agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such demands will generally 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 considering that the date of the old arrest.
The site for the Washington State Criminal History Section is http://www.wsp.wa.gov/crime/crimhist.htm.
Nonconviction data, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be used by property managers 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 criminal record expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to assist you clear your old court criminal record and old police criminal history. He'll assist vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old police criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, pictures and other nonconviction data.