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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 clients get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged from their records.
Paul Hanson has acquired the greatest achievable ratings from many nationwide lawyer rating companies. An "AV" ranking from Martindale-Hubbell and also a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is also a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Cedar Park Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite skilled, aggressive, budget-friendly, and ideally found close by Cedar Park.
Cedar Park, WA: RAP SHEET EXPUNGE DETAILS
A rap sheet takes place whenever a person is convicted of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will normally constantly remain on the person's state criminal record till a legal movement (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the very same court after a particular time period. For most criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is normally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary responsibilities owed to the court have actually been fully pleased. And there need to not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests considering that the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these preconditions are met, most community & district courts will normally give movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the person no longer having a rap sheet for that particular conviction.
An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated may legally mention on future task applications that he/she has never had a rap sheet.
Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is restricted to just one holiday of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and specific misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.
Nonconviction data (cops arrest records, jail booking records, finger prints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) occur 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 many years. Local arresting cops firms & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area 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 cops nonconviction data. These requests need to be made to both the local arresting cops agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such requests will normally be approved if there have actually been no charges within two years of the nonconviction data sought 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 Area is http://www.wsp.wa.gov/crime/crimhist.htm.
Nonconviction data, like criminal conviction records, can also be utilized by proprietors to reject rental real estate/ apartment or condos and by employers to reject task applications, task promotions, etc. Secure your task and future. Call Cedar Park criminal record expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to assist you clear your old court criminal record and old cops criminal history. He'll assist vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old cops criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, pictures and other nonconviction data.