Chelsea Criminal Defense Lawyers

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3400 188th St SW, Suite 565
Lynnwood, WA 98037

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Chelsea, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers
Chelsea, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Chelsea Criminal Defense Lawyer

Paul Hanson has over 38 years experience in defending misdemeanor and felony criminal charges throughout Chelsea 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 off their records.

Paul Hanson has received the greatest achievable standings from many national lawyer rating companies. An "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell plus a "10-Superb" rating from He is likewise a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Chelsea Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite experienced, aggressive, affordable, and ideally located nearby Chelsea.


A rap sheet happens whenever an individual is founded guilty of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will typically constantly remain on the individual's state criminal record up until a legal movement (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the exact same court after a particular period. For the majority of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is typically 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary responsibilities owed to the court have actually been totally pleased. And there need to not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these preconditions are met, the majority of local & district courts will typically approve motions 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 might legally mention on future task applications that he/she has never had a criminal record.

Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is limited to just one trip of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and particular misdemeanor sex criminal activities 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 however no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State police for many years. Regional jailing authorities companies & 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 might make written demands to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction data. These demands need to be made to both the regional jailing authorities agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such demands will typically be granted if there have actually been no charges within two years of the nonconviction data looked for to be erased, and over 3 years have actually passed because the date of the old arrest.

The website for the Washington State Criminal History Section is

Nonconviction data, like criminal conviction records, can also be utilized by property owners to deny rental housing/ houses and by employers to deny task applications, task promos, etc. Safeguard your task and future. Call Chelsea criminal record expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court criminal record and old authorities criminal history. He'll help 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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