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Paul Hanson has over 38 years expertise in defending misdemeanor and felony criminal charges throughout Shoreline 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 obtained the highest attainable ratings from several national lawyer rating companies. An "AV" ranking from Martindale-Hubbell and a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is additionally a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Shoreline Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite seasoned, aggressive, budget-friendly, and conveniently situated nearby Shoreline.
Shoreline, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE DETAILS
A criminal record occurs whenever a person is founded guilty of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will generally always 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 same court after a certain 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 financial obligations owed to the court have actually been totally satisfied. And there need to not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests since the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are fulfilled, a lot of local & district courts will generally give motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the individual no longer having a rap sheet for that specific conviction.
An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated may 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 vacation of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and specific misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.
Nonconviction data (police arrest records, jail booking records, fingerprints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) occur whenever a person is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State police for many years. Regional arresting police agencies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both keep nonconviction data.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals may make written requests to expunge/delete such police nonconviction data. These requests need to be made to both the local arresting police agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such requests will generally be approved if there have actually been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction data looked for to be deleted, and over 3 years have actually passed since 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 data, like criminal conviction records, can also be used by property owners to deny rental real estate/ apartment or condos and by companies to deny job applications, job promos, etc. Protect your job and future. Call Shoreline criminal record expungement lawyer 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, fingerprints, pictures and other nonconviction data.