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Paul Hanson has over 35 years experience 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 helps individuals get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged off their records.
Paul Hanson has been given the greatest attainable standings from many nationwide lawyer rating services. An "AV" ranking from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is additionally a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Shoreline Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is very skilled, aggressive, budget-friendly, and conveniently found nearby Shoreline.
Shoreline, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE INFORMATION
A rap sheet occurs whenever an individual is convicted of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will normally always remain on the person's state criminal record till a legal motion (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the very same court after a particular period. For most criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is normally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial commitments owed to the court have actually been totally pleased. And there should not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these preconditions are met, most municipal & district courts will normally grant movements 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 lawfully mention on future job applications that he/she has never ever had a criminal record.
Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is restricted to just one getaway of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and certain misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.
Nonconviction data (authorities arrest records, prison booking records, fingerprints/ images (mugshots) records, etc) happen 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 several years. Regional apprehending authorities agencies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA both maintain nonconviction data.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, persons may make written requests to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction data. These requests should be made to both the local apprehending authorities agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such requests will normally be granted if there have actually been no charges within two years of the nonconviction data sought to be erased, and over 3 years have actually passed because 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 data, like criminal conviction records, can also be utilized by proprietors to deny rental housing/ apartments and by employers to deny job applications, job promotions, and so on
. Safeguard your job and future. Call Shoreline criminal record expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to assist you clear your old court criminal record and old authorities criminal history. He'll assist vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old authorities criminal history, arrest records, fingerprints, images and other nonconviction data.