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Parkwood Criminal Defense Lawyers

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3400 188th St SW, Suite 580
Lynnwood, WA 98037

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Parkwood, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers
Parkwood, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Parkwood Criminal Defense Lawyer

Paul Hanson has over 35 years expertise in defending misdemeanor and felony criminal charges throughout Parkwood 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 off their records.

Paul Hanson has acquired the greatest possible scores from several nationwide lawyer rating companies. An "AV" rating coming from Martindale-Hubbell plus a "10-Superb" rating from He is additionally a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Parkwood Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite experienced, aggressive, affordable, and conveniently located close by Parkwood.


A rap sheet occurs whenever a person is convicted of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will generally always stay on the individual's state criminal record up until a legal motion (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the very same court after a certain time period. For most criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is generally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary responsibilities owed to the court have been fully pleased. And there should not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests given that the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these preconditions are met, most local & district courts will generally approve motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the individual no longer having a rap sheet for that specific conviction.

An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated might lawfully specify on future job applications that he/she has never had a rap sheet.

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

Nonconviction data (police arrest records, jail booking records, finger prints/ images (mugshots) records, etc) take place whenever a person is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State police for many years. Local apprehending police companies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA both retain nonconviction data.

Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals might make written demands to expunge/delete such police nonconviction data. These demands should be made to both the local apprehending police firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such demands will generally be granted if there have been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction data looked for to be erased, and over 3 years have passed given that the date of the old arrest.

The website for the Washington State Criminal History Area is

Nonconviction data, like criminal conviction records, can also be utilized by proprietors to reject rental real estate/ homes and by employers to reject job applications, job promotions, etc

. Protect your job and future. Call Parkwood criminal record expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court criminal record and old police criminal history. He'll help vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old police criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, images and other nonconviction data.

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