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Paul Hanson has over 35 years experience 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 helps individuals get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged off their records.
Paul Hanson has been given the highest possible ratings from several nationwide lawyer rating companies. An "AV" rating coming from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is also a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Shoreline Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is extremely knowledgeable, aggressive, budget-friendly, and conveniently situated nearby Shoreline.
Shoreline, WA: RAP SHEET EXPUNGE INFO
A criminal record happens whenever a person is convicted of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will usually constantly remain on the person's state rap sheet up until a legal motion (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the same court after a certain time period. For a lot of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is usually 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary commitments owed to the court have actually been completely pleased. And there need to not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests since the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these preconditions are met, a lot of municipal & district courts will usually approve motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the person no longer having a criminal record for that particular conviction.
An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated may legally state on future task 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 crimes can not be vacated.
Nonconviction information (authorities arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) happen whenever a person is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction information are held by Washington State law enforcement agencies for several years. Regional detaining authorities agencies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA both keep nonconviction information.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals may make written demands to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction information. These demands need to be made to both the local detaining authorities agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such demands will usually be granted 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 since the date of the old arrest.
The website for the Washington State Criminal History Area is http://www.wsp.wa.gov/crime/crimhist.htm.
Nonconviction information, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be utilized by property managers to deny rental real estate/ houses and by employers to deny task applications, task promotions, and so on
. Secure your task and future. Call Shoreline rap sheet expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court rap sheet and old authorities criminal history. He'll help vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old authorities criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, pictures and other nonconviction information.