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Paul Hanson has over 38 years practical experience 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 from their records.
Paul Hanson has received the highest attainable standings from many national lawyer rating services. An "AV" ranking coming from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is additionally a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Evergreen Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is very skilled, aggressive, affordable, and conveniently situated nearby Evergreen.
Evergreen, WA: RAP SHEET EXPUNGE DETAILS
A criminal record occurs whenever a person is convicted of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will typically constantly remain on the person's state rap sheet till a legal movement (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the 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 fully pleased. And there must not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests since the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are fulfilled, a lot of municipal & district courts will typically give 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 task applications that he/she has never had a rap sheet.
Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is restricted to only one trip of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and specific misdemeanor sex criminal offenses can not be vacated.
Nonconviction information (authorities arrest records, jail booking records, fingerprints/ photos (mugshots) records, etc) take place whenever a person is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction information are held by Washington State police for several years. Local jailing authorities agencies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both keep nonconviction information.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals may make written requests to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction information. These requests must be made to both the local jailing authorities company and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such requests will typically be approved 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 since 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 landlords to deny rental housing/ homes and by companies to deny task applications, task promos, and so on. Protect your task and future. Call Evergreen rap sheet expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court rap sheet 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.