Pontiac Criminal Defense Lawyers

Alderwood Business Center
3500 188th St SW, Suite 205
Lynnwood, WA 98037

Phone Call: 425-778-7339   Email: attypaulhanson@aol.com

Pontiac, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers
Pontiac, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Pontiac Criminal Defense Lawyer

Paul Hanson has over 40+ years experience in defending misdemeanor as well as felony criminal charges throughout Pontiac 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 off their records.

Paul Hanson has received the greatest attainable rankings from several nationwide lawyer rating services. An "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell and also a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is likewise a former Lynnwood, WA City Prosecutor. Pontiac Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is very skilled, aggressive, cost effective, and ideally found nearby Pontiac.



A rap sheet takes place whenever an individual is convicted of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will generally constantly remain on the individual's state criminal record 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 a lot of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is generally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary obligations owed to the court have actually been fully satisfied. And there must not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are fulfilled, a lot of municipal & district courts will generally grant movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the individual no longer having a rap sheet for that particular conviction.

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

Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is limited to just one holiday of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and particular misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.

Nonconviction information (cops arrest records, jail booking records, fingerprints/ images (mugshots) records, etc) occur whenever an individual is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction information are held by Washington State law enforcement agencies for many years. Local arresting cops agencies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both maintain nonconviction information.

Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals may make written requests to expunge/delete such cops nonconviction information. These requests must be made to both the regional arresting cops company and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such requests will generally be given if there have actually been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction information sought to be deleted, 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 information, like criminal conviction records, can also be used by property managers to reject rental real estate/ apartments and by employers to reject job applications, job promotions, etc. Safeguard your job and future. Call Pontiac 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, fingerprints, images and other nonconviction information.

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