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Paul Hanson has over 40+ years expertise in defending misdemeanor as well as felony criminal charges throughout Renton 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 acquired the greatest attainable standings from several nationwide lawyer rating services. An "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is likewise a past Lynnwood, WA City Prosecutor. Renton Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is extremely experienced, aggressive, reasonably priced, and conveniently located nearby Renton.
Renton, WA: RAP SHEET EXPUNGE INFO
A criminal record happens whenever a person is founded guilty of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will typically always stay on the person's state criminal record up until a legal motion (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the exact same court after a certain period. For a lot of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is typically 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary obligations owed to the court have actually been totally pleased. And there must not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests given that the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these preconditions are satisfied, a lot of local & district courts will typically grant movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the person no longer having a criminal record for that specific conviction.
A person whose criminal conviction is vacated may legally mention on future job applications that he/she has never ever had a criminal record.
Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is restricted to only one trip of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and particular misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.
Nonconviction data (police arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ images (mugshots) records, etc) take place whenever a person is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State police for several years. Local apprehending police companies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both retain nonconviction data.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals may make written demands to expunge/delete such police nonconviction data. These demands must be made to both the local apprehending police firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such demands will typically be granted if there have actually been no charges within two years of the nonconviction data sought to be deleted, and over 3 years have actually passed given that 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 data, like criminal conviction records, can also be used by landlords to reject rental real estate/ apartment or condos and by companies to reject job applications, job promos, and so on. Secure your job and future. Call Renton criminal record expungement legal representative attorney Paul Hanson to assist you clear your old court criminal record and old police criminal history. He'll assist vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old police criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, images and other nonconviction data.