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Paul Hanson has over 38 years practical experience 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 helps clients get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged off their records.
Paul Hanson has obtained the greatest attainable scores from many national lawyer rating companies. An "AV" rating coming from Martindale-Hubbell and a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is likewise a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Lynnwood Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is remarkably seasoned, aggressive, budget-friendly, and conveniently situated nearby Lynnwood.
Lynnwood, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE DETAILS
A rap sheet takes place whenever an individual is convicted of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will typically always stay on the person's state rap sheet until a legal motion (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the exact same court after a specific time period. For the majority of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is typically 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial responsibilities owed to the court have been totally pleased. And there must not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests since the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these preconditions are satisfied, the majority of municipal & district courts will typically give movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the person no longer having a rap sheet for that particular conviction.
An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated might lawfully specify on future task applications that he/she has never had a rap sheet.
Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is restricted to only one trip of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and particular misdemeanor sex crimes can not be vacated.
Nonconviction information (authorities 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 information are held by Washington State police for several years. Local arresting authorities companies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both keep nonconviction information.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, persons might make written requests to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction information. These requests must be made to both the regional arresting authorities company and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such requests will typically be granted if there have been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction information looked for to be erased, and over 3 years have passed since the date of the old arrest.
The website for the Washington State Criminal History Section is http://www.wsp.wa.gov/crime/crimhist.htm.
Nonconviction information, like criminal conviction records, can also be utilized by property owners to reject rental real estate/ apartments and by employers to reject task applications, task promos, and so on. Safeguard your task and future. Call Lynnwood rap sheet expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court rap sheet 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, photos and other nonconviction information.