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Paul Hanson has over 35 years experience in defending misdemeanor and felony criminal charges throughout Bothell and Washington State. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in King County And he assists individuals get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged from their records.
Paul Hanson has been given the highest achievable ratings from several nationwide lawyer rating services. An "AV" score from Martindale-Hubbell and a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is also a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Bothell Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite experienced, aggressive, cost effective, and ideally found close by Bothell.
Bothell, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE DETAILS
A criminal record happens whenever a person is founded guilty of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will normally constantly 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 very 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 financial obligations owed to the court have been totally pleased. And there should not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are satisfied, many municipal & district courts will normally give movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the person no longer having a criminal record for that particular conviction.
A person whose criminal conviction is vacated may legally specify on future task applications that he/she has never ever had a criminal record.
Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is limited to only one vacation of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and specific misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.
Nonconviction data (police arrest records, jail booking records, finger prints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) occur whenever a person is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State law enforcement agencies for many years. Regional arresting police firms & 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 may make written requests to expunge/delete such police nonconviction data. These requests should be made to both the local arresting police firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such requests will normally be given if there have been no charges within two years of the nonconviction data looked for to be deleted, and over 3 years have passed because the date of the old arrest.
The website 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 proprietors to reject rental housing/ apartments and by companies to reject task applications, task promotions, etc
. Protect your task and future. Call Bothell criminal record expungement legal representative attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court criminal record and old police criminal history. He'll help vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old police criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, pictures and other nonconviction data.