North Beach Criminal Defense Lawyers

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North Beach, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers
North Beach, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Paul Hanson has over 35 years experience in defending misdemeanor and felony criminal charges throughout North Beach and Washington State. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in King County And he helps individuals get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged off their records.

Paul Hanson has been given the highest achievable scores from several nationwide lawyer rating companies. An "AV" ranking from Martindale-Hubbell and also a "10-Superb" rating from He is additionally a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. North Beach Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is extremely seasoned, aggressive, cost effective, and ideally found nearby North Beach.


A rap sheet takes place whenever a person is founded guilty of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will usually always remain on the individual's state rap sheet until a legal movement (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the exact same court after a certain time period. For the majority of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is usually 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary obligations owed to the court have been fully satisfied. And there should not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are met, the majority of municipal & district courts will usually 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 lawfully specify on future job applications that he/she has never ever had a criminal record.

Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is limited to only one vacation of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and particular misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.

Nonconviction information (authorities arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) happen 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 detaining authorities companies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA both maintain nonconviction information.

Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals might make written requests to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction information. These requests should be made to both the regional detaining authorities agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such requests will usually be given if there have been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction information looked for to be deleted, and over 3 years have passed because the date of the old arrest.

The website for the Washington State Criminal History Area is

Nonconviction information, like criminal conviction records, can also be utilized by property owners to reject rental real estate/ houses and by employers to reject job applications, job promotions, etc

. Safeguard your job and future. Call North Beach rap sheet expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to assist you clear your old court rap sheet 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 information.

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