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Paul Hanson has over 38 years experience in defending misdemeanor and also 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 from their records.
Paul Hanson has been given the highest attainable standings from several nationwide lawyer rating services. An "AV" rating coming from Martindale-Hubbell plus a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is additionally a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Parkwood Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is very skilled, aggressive, reasonably priced, and conveniently situated near Parkwood.
Parkwood, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE INFORMATION
A criminal record happens whenever a person is founded guilty of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will generally constantly stay on the individual's state rap sheet until a legal motion (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before 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 financial responsibilities owed to the court have been totally satisfied. And there need to not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these preconditions are met, most local & district courts will generally grant movements 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 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 certain misdemeanor sex crimes can not be vacated.
Nonconviction information (police arrest records, jail booking records, fingerprints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) take place whenever a person is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction information are held by Washington State police for many years. Local detaining police firms & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section 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 police nonconviction information. These demands need to be made to both the regional detaining police company and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such demands will generally be given if there have been no charges within two years of the nonconviction information sought to be deleted, and over 3 years have passed because the date of the old arrest.
The site for the Washington State Criminal History Section is http://www.wsp.wa.gov/crime/crimhist.htm.
Nonconviction information, like criminal conviction records, can also be utilized by landlords to reject rental real estate/ apartments and by companies to reject job applications, job promos, and so on. Secure your job and future. Call Parkwood rap sheet expungement legal representative attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court rap sheet and old police criminal history. He'll help vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old police criminal history, arrest records, fingerprints, pictures and other nonconviction information.