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Paul Hanson has over 35 years experience in defending misdemeanor and also 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 from their records.
Paul Hanson has been given the highest attainable ratings from many national lawyer rating companies. An "AV" ranking from Martindale-Hubbell along with a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is also a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Lake City Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite knowledgeable, aggressive, budget-friendly, and conveniently situated nearby Lake City.
Lake City, WA: RAP SHEET EXPUNGE DETAILS
A criminal record occurs whenever an individual is convicted of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will usually constantly remain on the individual's state criminal record till a legal motion (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the exact same court after a certain 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 responsibilities owed to the court have actually been completely satisfied. And there need to not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests given that the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are met, most local & district courts will usually approve motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the individual no longer having a criminal record for that particular conviction.
An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated might lawfully mention on future job applications that he/she has never ever had a criminal record.
Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is limited to just one getaway of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and certain misdemeanor sex crimes can not be vacated.
Nonconviction data (authorities arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ images (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 arresting authorities firms & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both retain nonconviction data.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals might make written requests to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction data. These requests need to be made to both the regional arresting authorities agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such requests will usually be granted if there have actually been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction data looked for to be deleted, and over 3 years have actually passed given that the date of the old arrest.
The site 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 utilized by property managers to reject rental real estate/ apartment or condos and by employers to reject job applications, job promos, and so on
. Secure 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 authorities criminal history. He'll help vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old authorities criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, images and other nonconviction data.