Edmonds Criminal Defense Lawyers

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

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Edmonds, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers
Edmonds, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Edmonds Criminal Defense Lawyer

Paul Hanson has over 38 years expertise in defending misdemeanor and felony criminal charges throughout Edmonds 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 from their records.

Paul Hanson has received the greatest possible rankings from several national lawyer rating companies. An "AV" score from Martindale-Hubbell and also a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is likewise a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Edmonds Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite experienced, aggressive, budget-friendly, and ideally located close by Edmonds.


A criminal record takes place whenever a person is convicted of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will normally constantly remain on the individual's state rap sheet until a legal motion (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the same court after a particular time period. For most criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is normally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial responsibilities owed to the court have been completely satisfied. And there need to not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests since the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these preconditions are satisfied, most municipal & district courts will normally give motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the individual no longer having a criminal record for that particular conviction.

An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated might lawfully mention on future job applications that he/she has never ever had a criminal record.

Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is restricted to just one vacation of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and particular misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.

Nonconviction data (police arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ images (mugshots) records, etc) happen whenever a person is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State police for many years. Regional detaining police agencies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area 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 police nonconviction data. These requests need to be made to both the regional detaining police firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such requests will normally be given if there have been no charges within two years of the nonconviction data looked for to be deleted, and over 3 years have passed since the date of the old arrest.

The website 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 used by property managers to deny rental real estate/ homes and by companies to deny job applications, job promotions, etc. Protect your job and future. Call Edmonds rap sheet expungement legal representative attorney Paul Hanson to assist you clear your old court rap sheet and old police criminal history. He'll assist vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old police criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, images and other nonconviction data.

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