Kenmore Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Kenmore, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers
Kenmore, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Kenmore Criminal Defense Lawyer

Paul Hanson has over 38 years expertise in defending misdemeanor as well as felony criminal charges throughout Kenmore 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 received the highest achievable ratings from several national lawyer rating companies. An "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell and also a "10-Superb" rating from He is additionally a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Kenmore Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is very seasoned, aggressive, reasonably priced, and conveniently situated not far away Kenmore.


A criminal record occurs whenever a person is founded guilty of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will normally always stay on the person's state rap sheet until a legal movement (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the exact same court after a specific period. For most criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is normally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial responsibilities owed to the court have actually been fully satisfied. And there must not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests since the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are met, most community & district courts will normally grant motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the person no longer having a rap sheet for that particular conviction.

An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated might lawfully state on future job applications that he/she has never had a rap sheet.

Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is restricted to only one getaway of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and certain misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.

Nonconviction information (cops arrest records, jail booking records, finger prints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) happen 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 many years. Local jailing cops firms & 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 requests to expunge/delete such cops nonconviction information. These requests must be made to both the regional jailing cops agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such requests will normally be granted 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 since the date of the old arrest.

The site for the Washington State Criminal History Section is

Nonconviction information, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be used by proprietors to deny rental real estate/ apartments and by employers to deny job applications, job promos, etc. Protect your job and future. Call Kenmore rap sheet expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to assist you clear your old court rap sheet and old cops criminal history. He'll assist vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old cops criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, pictures and other nonconviction information.

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