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Paul Hanson has over 38 years practical experience in defending misdemeanor and felony criminal charges throughout Northgate 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 received the greatest attainable standings from several nationwide lawyer rating services. An "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell plus a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is likewise a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Northgate Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is remarkably skilled, aggressive, cost effective, and ideally situated nearby Northgate.
Northgate, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE INFORMATION
A rap sheet occurs whenever a person is convicted of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will usually always remain on the individual's state rap sheet up until a legal motion (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the same court after a particular period. For a lot of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is usually 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary commitments owed to the court have actually been fully satisfied. And there should not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are fulfilled, a lot of municipal & district courts will usually approve motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the individual no longer having a criminal record for that specific conviction.
An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated may lawfully specify on future job applications that he/she has never had a criminal record.
Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is limited to only one holiday of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and specific misdemeanor sex crimes can not be vacated.
Nonconviction data (police arrest records, jail booking records, fingerprints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) take place whenever a person is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State police for several years. Regional arresting police companies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both maintain nonconviction data.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, persons may make written demands to expunge/delete such police nonconviction data. These demands should be made to both the local arresting police agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such demands will usually be granted if there have actually been no charges within two years of the nonconviction data looked for to be erased, and over 3 years have actually passed because 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 likewise be utilized by landlords to deny rental housing/ homes and by companies to deny job applications, job promotions, and so on. Secure your job and future. Call Northgate rap sheet expungement legal representative attorney Paul Hanson to assist you clear your old court rap sheet and old police criminal history. He'll assist vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old police criminal history, arrest records, fingerprints, pictures and other nonconviction data.