Edmonds Criminal Defense Lawyers

Alderwood Business Center
3400 188th St SW, Suite 565
Lynnwood, WA 98037

Phone Call: 425-778-7339   Email: attypaulhanson@aol.com

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

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Edmonds Criminal Defense Lawyer

Paul Hanson has over 35 years practical experience in defending misdemeanor as well as felony criminal charges throughout Edmonds and Washington State. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in Snohomish County And he helps clients get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged off their records.

Paul Hanson has been given the greatest possible rankings from many national lawyer rating services. An "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell along with a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is likewise a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Edmonds Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is remarkably knowledgeable, aggressive, affordable, and ideally found near Edmonds.


A criminal record occurs whenever an individual is convicted of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will generally constantly stay on the person's state rap sheet till a legal movement (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the exact same court after a specific time period. For many criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is generally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial commitments owed to the court have actually been fully pleased. And there should not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests considering that the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these preconditions are met, many local & district courts will generally approve movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the person no longer having a rap sheet for that specific conviction.

An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated might lawfully state on future job applications that he/she has never had a rap sheet.

Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is limited to just one holiday of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and certain misdemeanor sex criminal offenses can not be vacated.

Nonconviction data (cops arrest records, jail booking records, finger prints/ images (mugshots) records, etc) take place whenever an individual is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever submitted 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 keep nonconviction data.

Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals might make written demands to expunge/delete such cops nonconviction data. These demands should be made to both the regional arresting cops firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such demands will generally be granted 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 website for the Washington State Criminal History Area is http://www.wsp.wa.gov/crime/crimhist.htm.

Nonconviction data, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be used by proprietors to reject rental housing/ houses and by companies to reject job applications, job promos, and so on

. 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 cops criminal history. He'll assist vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old cops criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, images and other nonconviction data.

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