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Paul Hanson has over 35 years experience in defending misdemeanor as well as felony criminal charges throughout Morningside 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 greatest attainable ratings from many nationwide lawyer rating services. An "AV" score coming from Martindale-Hubbell and also a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is also a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Morningside Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite knowledgeable, aggressive, cost effective, and conveniently found near Morningside.
Morningside, WA: RAP SHEET EXPUNGE DETAILS
A rap sheet happens whenever a person is founded guilty of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will typically constantly stay on the individual's state rap sheet till a legal motion (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the exact same court after a certain time period. For most criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is typically 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial commitments owed to the court have actually been totally satisfied. And there should not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests since the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these preconditions are satisfied, most municipal & district courts will typically grant motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the individual no longer having a criminal record for that specific conviction.
An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated might legally state on future task applications that he/she has never ever had a criminal record.
Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is restricted to only one getaway of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and specific misdemeanor sex criminal offenses can not be vacated.
Nonconviction information (cops arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) occur whenever a person is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction information are held by Washington State law enforcement agencies for several years. Local apprehending cops companies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA both retain nonconviction information.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, persons might make written requests to expunge/delete such cops nonconviction information. These requests should be made to both the regional apprehending cops company and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such requests will typically be approved if there have actually been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction information sought to be erased, and over 3 years have actually passed since 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 information, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be used by property owners to reject rental real estate/ homes and by companies to reject task applications, task promotions, etc
. Protect your task and future. Call Morningside rap sheet expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court rap sheet and old cops criminal history. He'll help vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old cops criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, pictures and other nonconviction information.