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Paul Hanson has over 38 years expertise in defending misdemeanor and also felony criminal charges throughout Kenwood and Washington State. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in King County And he helps clients get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged from their records.
Paul Hanson has received the greatest achievable rankings from several national lawyer rating companies. An "AV" ranking from Martindale-Hubbell plus a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is additionally a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Kenwood Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is extremely experienced, aggressive, cost effective, and conveniently located nearby Kenwood.
Kenwood, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE INFORMATION
A criminal record happens whenever a person is convicted of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will typically always stay on the person's state criminal record till a legal movement (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the very same court after a particular period. For many 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 totally satisfied. And there need to not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests given that the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these preconditions are satisfied, many local & district courts will typically give motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the person no longer having a criminal record for that particular conviction.
An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated might legally specify on future job applications that he/she has never had a criminal record.
Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is restricted to only one holiday of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and certain misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.
Nonconviction data (police arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ images (mugshots) records, etc) occur whenever a person is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State police for several years. Regional jailing police companies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both keep nonconviction data.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, persons might make written requests to expunge/delete such police nonconviction data. These requests need to be made to both the local jailing police agency 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 two years of the nonconviction data sought to be deleted, and over 3 years have actually passed given that 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 data, like criminal conviction records, can also be used by landlords to deny rental real estate/ houses and by companies to deny job applications, job promos, etc. Protect your job and future. Call Kenwood criminal record expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to assist you clear your old court criminal record and old police criminal history. He'll assist vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old police criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, images and other nonconviction data.