Lynnwood Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Lynnwood, WA 98037

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Lynnwood, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers
Lynnwood, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Lynnwood Criminal Defense Lawyer

Paul Hanson has over 35 years expertise in defending misdemeanor and felony criminal charges throughout Lynnwood and Washington State. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in Snohomish County And he assists individuals get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged from their records.

Paul Hanson has been given the greatest achievable rankings from several nationwide lawyer rating services. An "AV" score coming from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a "10-Superb" rating from He is likewise a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Lynnwood Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite skilled, aggressive, affordable, and ideally situated close by Lynnwood.


A criminal record takes place whenever an individual is founded guilty of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will typically constantly stay on the person's state criminal record till a legal motion (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the very same court after a particular period. For most criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is typically 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial commitments owed to the court have actually been fully satisfied. And there must not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests considering that the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are satisfied, most municipal & district courts will typically give movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the person no longer having a criminal record for that particular conviction.

An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated might legally specify on future job applications that he/she has never ever had a criminal record.

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

Nonconviction data (authorities arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) happen 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 several years. Regional apprehending authorities agencies & 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 must be made to both the local apprehending authorities firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such demands will typically be given 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 considering that 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 used by proprietors to reject rental housing/ apartment or condos and by employers to reject job applications, job promotions, and so on

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

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