Lake Forest Park Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Lake Forest Park, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers
Lake Forest Park, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Lake Forest Park Criminal Defense Lawyer

Paul Hanson has over 35 years expertise in defending misdemeanor as well as felony criminal charges throughout Lake Forest Park 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 achievable ratings from several national lawyer rating services. An "AV" rating coming from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a "10-Superb" rating from He is also a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Lake Forest Park Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite skilled, aggressive, affordable, and conveniently situated not far away Lake Forest Park.


A rap sheet occurs whenever an individual is convicted of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will normally always stay on the individual's state criminal record up until a legal movement (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the same court after a certain 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 commitments owed to the court have been fully satisfied. And there need to not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are satisfied, the majority of local & district courts will normally give 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 might legally mention on future task applications that he/she has never ever had a criminal record.

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

Nonconviction data (authorities arrest records, prison booking records, fingerprints/ images (mugshots) records, etc) happen whenever an individual is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State law enforcement agencies for many years. Regional jailing authorities companies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both keep nonconviction data.

Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals might make written demands to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction data. These demands need to be made to both the regional jailing authorities firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such demands will normally be given if there have been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction data looked for 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

Nonconviction data, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be utilized by property owners to reject rental housing/ houses and by companies to reject task applications, task promos, and so on

. Safeguard your task and future. Call Lake Forest Park 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, fingerprints, images and other nonconviction data.

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