Brier Criminal Defense Lawyers

Alderwood Business Center
3400 188th St SW, Suite 565
Lynnwood, WA 98037

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Brier, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers
Brier, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Brier Criminal Defense Lawyer

Paul Hanson has over 38 years experience in defending misdemeanor and also felony criminal charges throughout Brier and Washington State. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in Snohomish County And he helps individuals get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged off their records.

Paul Hanson has acquired the highest possible rankings from many nationwide lawyer rating companies. An "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell and a "10-Superb" rating from He is likewise a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Brier Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is very knowledgeable, aggressive, cost effective, and ideally situated close by Brier.


A rap sheet happens whenever an individual is convicted of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will generally constantly stay on the person's state rap sheet until a legal motion (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the exact same court after a certain time period. For most criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is generally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial responsibilities owed to the court have actually 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 fulfilled, most local & district courts will generally approve movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the person no longer having a rap sheet for that particular conviction.

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

Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is limited to just one vacation of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and specific misdemeanor sex crimes can not be vacated.

Nonconviction data (authorities arrest records, jail booking records, finger prints/ photos (mugshots) records, etc) take place whenever an individual is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State law enforcement agencies for several years. Local detaining authorities companies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both maintain nonconviction data.

Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals might make written requests to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction data. These requests need to be made to both the regional detaining authorities firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such requests will generally be granted if there have actually been no charges within two years of the nonconviction data sought to be erased, and over 3 years have actually 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 property owners to deny rental real estate/ houses and by employers to deny task applications, task promotions, etc. Safeguard your task and future. Call Brier rap sheet expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to assist you clear your old court rap sheet and old authorities criminal history. He'll assist vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old authorities criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, photos and other nonconviction data.

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