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Paul Hanson has over 35 years practical 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 from their records.
Paul Hanson has received the highest achievable scores from many nationwide lawyer rating companies. An "AV" rating coming from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is likewise a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. North Beach Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is extremely seasoned, aggressive, affordable, and conveniently situated nearby North Beach.
North Beach, WA: RAP SHEET EXPUNGE INFORMATION
A rap sheet takes place whenever a person is founded guilty of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will usually constantly remain on the person's state criminal record up until a legal movement (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the very same court after a certain period. For the majority of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is usually 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary responsibilities owed to the court have actually been completely pleased. And there must not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these preconditions are fulfilled, the majority of community & district courts will usually grant movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the person no longer having a rap sheet for that specific conviction.
An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated may lawfully state on future job applications that he/she has never had a rap sheet.
Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is restricted to just one vacation of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and specific misdemeanor sex criminal offenses can not be vacated.
Nonconviction information (authorities arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ images (mugshots) records, etc) happen whenever a person is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction information are held by Washington State law enforcement agencies for several years. Local jailing authorities companies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA both keep nonconviction information.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals may make written demands to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction information. These demands must be made to both the local jailing authorities firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such demands will usually be granted if there have actually been no charges within two years of the nonconviction information sought to be erased, and over 3 years have actually passed because the date of the old arrest.
The site for the Washington State Criminal History Area is http://www.wsp.wa.gov/crime/crimhist.htm.
Nonconviction information, like criminal conviction records, can also be utilized by property managers to reject rental real estate/ apartment or condos and by employers to reject job applications, job promos, and so on
. Protect your job and future. Call North Beach 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, finger prints, images and other nonconviction information.