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Paul Hanson has over 35 years practical experience 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 obtained the highest achievable rankings from many national lawyer rating companies. An "AV" score from Martindale-Hubbell along with a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is also a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Evergreen Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite skilled, aggressive, affordable, and ideally located close by Evergreen.
Evergreen, WA: RAP SHEET EXPUNGE INFORMATION
A rap sheet happens whenever a person is founded guilty of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will generally constantly remain on the person's state rap sheet until a legal movement (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the very same court after a particular period. For many criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is generally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary responsibilities owed to the court have actually been fully satisfied. And there must not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these preconditions are fulfilled, many 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 might 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 getaway 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, fingerprints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) take place whenever a person is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction information are held by Washington State police for many years. Local apprehending cops companies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA both keep nonconviction information.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, persons might make written requests to expunge/delete such cops nonconviction information. These requests must be made to both the local apprehending cops company and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such requests will generally be given if there have actually been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction information looked for to be deleted, and over 3 years have actually passed because the date of the old arrest.
The site 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 used by proprietors to deny rental housing/ homes and by employers to deny job applications, job promotions, etc
. Secure your job and future. Call Evergreen rap sheet expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court rap sheet and old cops criminal history. He'll help vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old cops criminal history, arrest records, fingerprints, pictures and other nonconviction information.