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Paul Hanson has over 38 years practical experience in defending misdemeanor as well as felony criminal charges throughout Cedar Park 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 received the highest possible ratings from many nationwide lawyer rating services. An "AV" ranking from Martindale-Hubbell and also a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is likewise a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Cedar Park Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is very experienced, aggressive, budget-friendly, and ideally located not far away Cedar Park.
Cedar Park, WA: RAP SHEET EXPUNGE INFORMATION
A rap sheet happens whenever an individual is founded guilty of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will generally constantly stay on the individual's state criminal record until a legal motion (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the exact same court after a certain period. For many 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 been completely satisfied. And there need to not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are met, many community & district courts will generally give movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the individual no longer having a criminal record for that particular conviction.
An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated may legally state on future job applications that he/she has never ever had a criminal record.
Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is restricted to just one holiday of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and certain misdemeanor sex criminal offenses can not be vacated.
Nonconviction information (police arrest records, prison 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 information are held by Washington State police for several years. Local jailing police companies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both retain nonconviction information.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals may make written demands to expunge/delete such police nonconviction information. These demands need to be made to both the regional jailing police firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such demands will generally be approved if there have been no charges within two years of the nonconviction information 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 information, like criminal conviction records, can also be utilized by property managers to deny rental real estate/ apartment or condos and by employers to deny job applications, job promos, and so on. Secure your job and future. Call Cedar Park criminal record expungement lawyer 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 information.