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Paul Hanson has over 38 years expertise in defending misdemeanor and also 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 been given the greatest achievable scores from several nationwide lawyer rating services. An "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell and a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is likewise a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Shoreline Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is remarkably skilled, aggressive, cost effective, and ideally located near Shoreline.
Shoreline, WA: RAP SHEET EXPUNGE INFO
A criminal record takes place whenever an individual is founded guilty of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will typically always stay on the individual's state criminal record until a legal motion (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the same court after a certain period. For a lot of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is typically 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary commitments owed to the court have actually been fully pleased. And there must not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are fulfilled, a lot of community & district courts will typically give movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the individual no longer having a rap sheet for that particular conviction.
A person whose criminal conviction is vacated might lawfully specify on future task applications that he/she has never had a rap sheet.
Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is limited to just one trip of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and certain misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.
Nonconviction data (cops arrest records, jail booking records, fingerprints/ images (mugshots) records, etc) occur whenever an individual is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State law enforcement agencies for many years. Regional apprehending cops 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, persons might make written requests to expunge/delete such cops nonconviction data. These requests must be made to both the local apprehending cops firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such requests will typically be given if there have actually been no charges within two years of the nonconviction data looked for 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 data, like criminal conviction records, can also be utilized by proprietors to reject rental housing/ homes and by employers to reject task applications, task promotions, and so on. Safeguard your task and future. Call Shoreline criminal record expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to assist you clear your old court criminal record and old cops criminal history. He'll assist vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old cops criminal history, arrest records, fingerprints, images and other nonconviction data.