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Paul Hanson has over 35 years expertise in defending misdemeanor and felony criminal charges throughout Evergreen and Washington State. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in King County And he helps individuals get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged from their records.
Paul Hanson has been given the highest attainable ratings from several national lawyer rating companies. An "AV" ranking coming from Martindale-Hubbell and a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is likewise a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Evergreen Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite seasoned, aggressive, reasonably priced, and ideally located close by Evergreen.
Evergreen, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE DETAILS
A criminal record happens whenever a person is convicted of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will generally always remain on the person's state criminal record up until a legal motion (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the very same court after a particular time period. For most criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is generally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary obligations owed to the court have actually been completely satisfied. And there need to not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests since the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are met, most municipal & district courts will generally grant motions 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 specify on future job applications that he/she has never ever had a rap sheet.
Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is limited to just one vacation of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and specific misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.
Nonconviction information (authorities arrest records, jail booking records, fingerprints/ photos (mugshots) records, etc) happen whenever a person is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction information are held by Washington State police for several years. Local arresting authorities agencies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA both keep nonconviction information.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals may make written demands to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction information. These demands need to be made to both the local arresting authorities agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such demands will generally be given if there have actually been no charges within two years of the nonconviction information looked for to be erased, and over 3 years have actually 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 information, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be utilized by proprietors to reject rental real estate/ homes and by companies to reject job applications, job promos, etc
. Protect your job and future. Call Evergreen criminal record expungement legal representative attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court criminal record and old authorities criminal history. He'll help vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old authorities criminal history, arrest records, fingerprints, photos and other nonconviction information.