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Paul Hanson has over 38 years experience in defending misdemeanor as well as felony criminal charges throughout Shoreline and Washington State. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in King County And he assists clients get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged off their records.
Paul Hanson has been given the greatest possible scores from many national lawyer rating services. An "AV" score from Martindale-Hubbell and a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is also a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Shoreline Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is very skilled, aggressive, affordable, and ideally located not far away Shoreline.
Shoreline, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE DETAILS
A criminal record takes place whenever a person is founded guilty of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will typically always stay on the individual's state rap sheet until a legal motion (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the same court after a particular time period. For the majority of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is typically 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial commitments owed to the court have been totally pleased. And there must not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests since the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are met, the majority of community & district courts will typically grant motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the individual no longer having a criminal record for that specific conviction.
A person whose criminal conviction is vacated may lawfully specify on future task applications that he/she has never had a criminal record.
Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is limited to just one trip of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and particular misdemeanor sex criminal offenses can not be vacated.
Nonconviction data (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 data are held by Washington State police for several years. Regional detaining authorities firms & 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 authorities nonconviction data. These requests must be made to both the regional detaining authorities firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such requests will typically be given if there have been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction data sought to be deleted, and over 3 years have passed since 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 data, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be used by proprietors to deny rental real estate/ apartment or condos and by companies to deny task applications, task promotions, etc. Safeguard your task and future. Call Shoreline rap sheet expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to assist you clear your old court rap sheet and old authorities criminal history. He'll assist vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old authorities criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, pictures and other nonconviction data.