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Paul Hanson has over 38 years experience in defending misdemeanor and also 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 from their records.
Paul Hanson has received the highest attainable scores from many national lawyer rating services. An "AV" score from Martindale-Hubbell plus a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is additionally a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Edmonds Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is extremely knowledgeable, aggressive, cost effective, and ideally found not far away Edmonds.
Edmonds, WA: RAP SHEET EXPUNGE DETAILS
A rap sheet happens whenever a person is convicted of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will usually always 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 exact same court after a specific time period. For a lot of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is usually 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial responsibilities owed to the court have been totally satisfied. And there must not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests given that the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are satisfied, a lot of community & district courts will usually grant 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 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 holiday of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and particular misdemeanor sex criminal offenses can not be vacated.
Nonconviction information (authorities arrest records, jail booking records, finger prints/ photos (mugshots) records, etc) occur whenever a person is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction information are held by Washington State law enforcement agencies for many years. Local detaining authorities firms & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA both maintain nonconviction information.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals might make written requests to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction information. These requests must be made to both the regional detaining authorities firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such requests will usually be approved if there have been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction information looked for to be deleted, and over 3 years have passed given 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 information, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be utilized by property owners to deny rental real estate/ apartments and by companies to deny job applications, job promos, and so on. Secure your job and future. Call Edmonds rap sheet expungement legal representative attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court rap sheet 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 information.