Esperance Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Esperance, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers
Esperance, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Esperance Criminal Defense Lawyer

Paul Hanson has over 38 years practical experience in defending misdemeanor and felony criminal charges throughout Esperance 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 obtained the greatest possible rankings from several national lawyer rating companies. An "AV" ranking from Martindale-Hubbell and a "10-Superb" rating from He is likewise a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Esperance Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is very experienced, aggressive, cost effective, and conveniently situated close by Esperance.


A criminal record happens whenever an individual is founded guilty of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will normally constantly stay on the person's state criminal record until a legal motion (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the exact same court after a particular time period. For many criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is normally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial obligations owed to the court have been totally pleased. And there need to not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests since the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are fulfilled, many municipal & district courts will normally give movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the person no longer having a criminal record for that specific conviction.

A person whose criminal conviction is vacated may lawfully mention on future job 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 offenses can not be vacated.

Nonconviction information (cops arrest records, jail booking records, finger prints/ images (mugshots) records, etc) happen whenever an individual is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction information are held by Washington State police for several years. Regional arresting cops firms & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both retain nonconviction information.

Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals may make written requests to expunge/delete such cops nonconviction information. These requests need to be made to both the regional arresting cops company and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such requests will normally be granted if there have been no charges within two years of the nonconviction information 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 Section is

Nonconviction information, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be utilized by property managers to reject rental housing/ apartment or condos and by employers to reject job applications, job promotions, and so on. Protect your job and future. Call Esperance criminal record expungement legal representative 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, images and other nonconviction information.

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