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Paul Hanson has over 35 years practical experience in defending misdemeanor and also 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 from their records.
Paul Hanson has received the highest possible rankings from many nationwide lawyer rating services. An "AV" score from Martindale-Hubbell along with a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is also a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Lake Forest Park Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is extremely knowledgeable, aggressive, cost effective, and conveniently found close by Lake Forest Park.
Lake Forest Park, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE DETAILS
A criminal record happens whenever an individual is founded guilty of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will generally constantly 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 exact same court after a specific time period. For the majority of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is generally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial commitments owed to the court have actually been completely pleased. And there should not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests given that the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are satisfied, the majority of local & district courts will generally approve movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the individual no longer having a criminal record for that particular conviction.
A person whose criminal conviction is vacated may legally specify on future job applications that he/she has never ever had a criminal record.
Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is limited to only one trip of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and specific misdemeanor sex criminal offenses can not be vacated.
Nonconviction data (police arrest records, jail booking records, finger prints/ photos (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 law enforcement agencies for many years. Local apprehending police firms & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA both maintain nonconviction data.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, persons may make written demands to expunge/delete such police nonconviction data. These demands should be made to both the regional apprehending police company and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such demands will generally 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 Area is http://www.wsp.wa.gov/crime/crimhist.htm.
Nonconviction data, like criminal conviction records, can also be utilized by proprietors to deny rental housing/ homes and by companies to deny job applications, job promos, etc
. Protect your job and future. Call Lake Forest Park rap sheet expungement legal representative attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court rap sheet and old police criminal history. He'll help vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old police criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, photos and other nonconviction data.