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Paul Hanson has over 38 years experience in defending misdemeanor and felony criminal charges throughout Lake Forest Park 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 been given the greatest attainable rankings from many national lawyer rating companies. An "AV" score coming from Martindale-Hubbell along with a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is additionally a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Lake Forest Park Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is extremely knowledgeable, aggressive, reasonably priced, and ideally located near Lake Forest Park.
Lake Forest Park, WA: RAP SHEET EXPUNGE INFO
A rap sheet happens whenever an individual is convicted of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will generally always remain on the individual's state rap sheet until a legal motion (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the very same court after a specific period. For most criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is generally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary responsibilities owed to the court have been fully pleased. And there should not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these preconditions are fulfilled, most community & district courts will generally give motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the individual no longer having a criminal record for that specific conviction.
An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated may lawfully mention on future task 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 certain misdemeanor sex criminal offenses can not be vacated.
Nonconviction information (police arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) happen whenever an individual is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction information are held by Washington State law enforcement agencies for many years. Regional jailing police companies & 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 may make written demands to expunge/delete such police nonconviction information. These demands should be made to both the regional jailing police agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such demands will generally be granted if there have been no charges within two years of the nonconviction information sought to be erased, and over 3 years have passed because 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 information, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be utilized by landlords to deny rental real estate/ apartment or condos and by employers to deny task applications, task promotions, etc. Safeguard your task and future. Call Lake Forest Park rap sheet expungement legal representative attorney Paul Hanson to assist you clear your old court rap sheet 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, pictures and other nonconviction information.