Lake City Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Lake City, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers
Lake City, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Lake City Criminal Defense Lawyer

Paul Hanson has over 35 years experience in defending misdemeanor and felony criminal charges throughout Lake City 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 off their records.

Paul Hanson has been given the highest attainable ratings from several nationwide lawyer rating companies. An "AV" ranking from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a "10-Superb" rating from He is also a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Lake City Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is remarkably experienced, aggressive, affordable, and ideally found close by Lake City.


A criminal record happens whenever an individual is convicted of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will usually always stay on the person's state criminal record up until a legal movement (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the very same court after a particular time period. For a lot of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is usually 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary commitments owed to the court have actually been fully satisfied. And there should not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests given that the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these preconditions are met, a lot of local & district courts will usually approve movements 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 lawfully state on future job applications that he/she has never had a criminal record.

Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is restricted to just one vacation of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and specific misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.

Nonconviction data (cops arrest records, jail booking records, finger prints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) occur whenever an individual is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State police for several years. Local apprehending cops agencies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both maintain nonconviction data.

Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, persons might make written demands to expunge/delete such cops nonconviction data. These demands should be made to both the regional apprehending cops company and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such demands will usually be given if there have actually been no charges within two years of the nonconviction data sought to be erased, 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

Nonconviction data, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be used by landlords to reject rental real estate/ houses and by employers to reject job applications, job promotions, and so on

. Protect your job and future. Call Lake City criminal record expungement legal representative attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court criminal record and old cops criminal history. He'll help vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old cops criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, pictures and other nonconviction data.

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