Esperance Criminal Defense Lawyers

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

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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 35 years practical experience in defending misdemeanor and also felony criminal charges throughout Esperance and Washington State. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in Snohomish County And he assists clients get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged from their records.

Paul Hanson has received the greatest achievable rankings from many national lawyer rating services. An "AV" ranking from Martindale-Hubbell and a "10-Superb" rating from He is also a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Esperance Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite seasoned, aggressive, reasonably priced, and conveniently found close by Esperance.


A criminal record occurs whenever an individual is convicted of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will usually always stay on the person's state criminal record until a legal motion (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the same court after a specific period. For many criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is usually 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial responsibilities owed to the court have been completely satisfied. And there should not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests since the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these preconditions are fulfilled, many community & district courts will usually grant movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the person no longer having a rap sheet for that specific conviction.

A person whose criminal conviction is vacated may legally mention 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 specific misdemeanor sex crimes can not be vacated.

Nonconviction data (cops arrest records, jail booking records, finger prints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) happen whenever an individual is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State law enforcement agencies for many years. Regional apprehending cops firms & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA both retain nonconviction data.

Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals may make written demands to expunge/delete such cops nonconviction data. These demands should be made to both the regional apprehending cops firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such demands will usually be granted if there have been no charges within two years of the nonconviction data looked for to be erased, and over 3 years have passed since the date of the old arrest.

The website for the Washington State Criminal History Area is

Nonconviction data, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be used by property owners to reject rental real estate/ apartment or condos and by employers to reject job applications, job promos, etc

. Secure your job and future. Call Esperance criminal record expungement lawyer 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, pictures and other nonconviction data.

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