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Paul Hanson has over 35 years expertise in defending misdemeanor and also felony criminal charges throughout Northgate and Washington State. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in King County And he assists individuals get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged from their records.
Paul Hanson has received the highest attainable rankings from several national lawyer rating companies. An "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is also a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Northgate Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite experienced, aggressive, cost effective, and ideally situated close by Northgate.
Northgate, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE INFORMATION
A rap sheet happens whenever an individual is founded guilty of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will generally always remain on the person's state criminal record up until a legal motion (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the exact same court after a certain time period. For many criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is generally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial obligations owed to the court have actually been fully pleased. And there should not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests considering that the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these preconditions are met, many local & district courts will generally approve motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the person no longer having a rap sheet for that particular conviction.
A person whose criminal conviction is vacated may legally state on future task applications that he/she has never ever had a rap sheet.
Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is restricted to just one holiday of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and certain misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.
Nonconviction data (cops arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ photos (mugshots) records, etc) take place whenever an individual is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State police for many years. Regional apprehending cops 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 may make written requests to expunge/delete such cops nonconviction data. These requests should be made to both the regional apprehending cops agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such requests will generally be granted if there have actually been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction data sought to be erased, and over 3 years have actually passed considering that 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 data, like criminal conviction records, can also be utilized by property managers to deny rental real estate/ apartment or condos and by employers to deny task applications, task promotions, etc
. Secure your task and future. Call Northgate criminal record expungement legal representative attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court criminal record 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, photos and other nonconviction data.