Brier Criminal Defense Lawyers

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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 expertise in defending misdemeanor and felony criminal charges throughout Brier and Washington State. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in Snohomish County And he assists individuals get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged from their records.

Paul Hanson has acquired the greatest possible standings from many national lawyer rating companies. An "AV" rating coming from Martindale-Hubbell and a "10-Superb" rating from He is also a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Brier Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is remarkably knowledgeable, aggressive, affordable, and ideally located near Brier.


A rap sheet takes place whenever an individual is convicted of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will generally always stay on the individual's state rap sheet up until a legal movement (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the same court after a certain period. For most criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is generally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary obligations owed to the court have actually been totally satisfied. And there should not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests considering that the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are fulfilled, most municipal & district courts will generally approve movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the individual no longer having a rap sheet for that particular conviction.

A person whose criminal conviction is vacated may lawfully specify on future job applications that he/she has never ever had a rap sheet.

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

Nonconviction data (authorities arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ photos (mugshots) records, etc) occur whenever an individual is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State police for many years. Local arresting 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, persons may make written requests to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction data. These requests should be made to both the local arresting authorities firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such requests will generally be approved if there have actually been no charges within two years of the nonconviction data looked for to be deleted, and over 3 years have actually passed considering that 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 proprietors to deny rental real estate/ apartments and by companies to deny job applications, job promotions, etc. Safeguard your job 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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