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Paul Hanson has over 38 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 assists individuals get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged from their records.
Paul Hanson has been given the highest possible ratings from many national lawyer rating services. An "AV" ranking coming from Martindale-Hubbell and also a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is additionally a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Evergreen Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite knowledgeable, aggressive, cost effective, and conveniently situated not far away Evergreen.
Evergreen, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE DETAILS
A criminal record occurs whenever a person is founded guilty of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will usually constantly remain on the individual's state rap sheet until a legal movement (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the same court after a particular period. For most criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is usually 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary obligations owed to the court have been fully satisfied. And there must not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are satisfied, most municipal & district courts will usually grant movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the individual no longer having a rap sheet for that particular conviction.
An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated may legally state on future job applications that he/she has never had a rap sheet.
Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is limited to only one holiday of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and particular misdemeanor sex criminal offenses can not be vacated.
Nonconviction data (authorities arrest records, jail booking records, fingerprints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) occur whenever a person is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State police for many years. Regional arresting authorities companies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA both maintain nonconviction data.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals may make written requests to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction data. These requests must be made to both the local arresting authorities firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such requests will usually be granted if there have been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction data sought to be erased, and over 3 years have 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 data, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be used by property owners to deny rental housing/ apartment or condos and by employers to deny job applications, job promos, and so on. 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 authorities criminal history. He'll help vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old authorities criminal history, arrest records, fingerprints, pictures and other nonconviction data.