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Paul Hanson has over 35 years expertise in defending misdemeanor as well as felony criminal charges throughout Kenwood 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 off their records.
Paul Hanson has acquired the highest achievable ratings from many national lawyer rating services. An "AV" score coming from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is likewise a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Kenwood Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is extremely knowledgeable, aggressive, reasonably priced, and conveniently located near Kenwood.
Kenwood, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE DETAILS
A criminal record takes place whenever an individual is founded guilty of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will normally always remain on the person's state criminal record up until a legal motion (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the very same court after a specific period. For the majority of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is normally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial obligations owed to the court have actually been fully pleased. 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, the majority of local & district courts will normally 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 job applications that he/she has never ever had a rap sheet.
Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is restricted to only one getaway of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and particular misdemeanor sex criminal offenses can not be vacated.
Nonconviction data (police arrest records, jail booking records, fingerprints/ images (mugshots) records, etc) occur whenever an individual is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State law enforcement agencies for several years. Regional apprehending police firms & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA both retain nonconviction data.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals may make written demands to expunge/delete such police nonconviction data. These demands must be made to both the regional apprehending police firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such demands will normally be given if there have actually been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction data looked for to be erased, 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 data, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be utilized by landlords to reject rental real estate/ homes and by employers to reject job applications, job promotions, etc
. Secure your job and future. Call Kenwood criminal record expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court criminal record and old police criminal history. He'll help vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old police criminal history, arrest records, fingerprints, images and other nonconviction data.