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Paul Hanson has over 35 years practical experience in defending misdemeanor and felony criminal charges throughout Ridgecrest 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 obtained the highest achievable ratings from many national lawyer rating companies. An "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is additionally a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Ridgecrest Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is remarkably knowledgeable, aggressive, cost effective, and conveniently located not far away Ridgecrest.
Ridgecrest, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE INFORMATION
A rap sheet happens whenever a person is founded guilty of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will usually constantly remain on the person's state rap sheet till a legal movement (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the very same court after a specific period. For the majority of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is usually 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial commitments owed to the court have actually been completely satisfied. And there should not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these preconditions are satisfied, the majority of municipal & district courts will usually approve motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the person no longer having a rap sheet for that specific conviction.
A person whose criminal conviction is vacated might legally mention 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 trip of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and specific misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.
Nonconviction information (police arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) occur whenever a person is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction information are held by Washington State law enforcement agencies for several years. Local jailing police companies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both retain nonconviction information.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, persons might make written requests to expunge/delete such police nonconviction information. These requests should be made to both the local jailing police firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such requests will usually be given if there have actually been no charges within two years of the nonconviction information sought to be erased, and over 3 years have actually 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 likewise be used by property managers to reject rental housing/ homes and by employers to reject job applications, job promotions, and so on
. Protect your job and future. Call Ridgecrest rap sheet expungement lawyer 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, finger prints, pictures and other nonconviction information.