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Paul Hanson has over 38 years expertise in defending misdemeanor and also felony criminal charges throughout Evergreen and Washington State. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in King County And he assists clients get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged off their records.
Paul Hanson has obtained the highest achievable standings from many nationwide lawyer rating services. An "AV" rating coming from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is likewise a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Evergreen Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is very seasoned, aggressive, budget-friendly, and ideally located near Evergreen.
Evergreen, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE DETAILS
A criminal record takes place whenever an individual is founded guilty of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will typically constantly stay on the person's state criminal record up until a legal motion (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the very same court after a particular period. For a lot of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is typically 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary responsibilities owed to the court have actually been completely pleased. And there should not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are fulfilled, a lot of municipal & district courts will typically give movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the person no longer having a criminal record for that particular conviction.
A person whose criminal conviction is vacated might legally specify on future job applications that he/she has never ever 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 specific misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.
Nonconviction information (authorities arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ photos (mugshots) records, etc) happen whenever an individual is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction information are held by Washington State police for several years. Regional detaining authorities agencies & 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 might make written demands to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction information. These demands should be made to both the regional detaining authorities agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such demands will typically be given if there have actually been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction information sought to be deleted, and over 3 years have actually passed because the date of the old arrest.
The website for the Washington State Criminal History Section is http://www.wsp.wa.gov/crime/crimhist.htm.
Nonconviction information, like criminal conviction records, can also be used by property managers to reject rental housing/ houses 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, finger prints, photos and other nonconviction information.