Shoreline Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Shoreline, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers
Shoreline, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Shoreline Criminal Defense Lawyer

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 assists clients get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged off their records.

Paul Hanson has obtained the highest achievable rankings from many nationwide lawyer rating services. An "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell plus a "10-Superb" rating from He is additionally a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Shoreline Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is extremely seasoned, aggressive, affordable, and ideally found near Shoreline.


A criminal record takes place whenever a person is founded guilty of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will usually always remain on the individual's state criminal record until a legal movement (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the exact same court after a certain time period. For the majority of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is usually 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary obligations owed to the court have been fully pleased. And there should not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests since the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these preconditions are fulfilled, the majority of municipal & district courts will usually approve movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the individual no longer having a rap sheet for that specific conviction.

A person whose criminal conviction is vacated might lawfully mention on future job applications that he/she has never had a rap sheet.

Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is limited to just one trip of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and certain misdemeanor sex criminal offenses can not be vacated.

Nonconviction information (cops arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) take place whenever a person is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction information are held by Washington State police for several years. Regional apprehending cops agencies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA both retain nonconviction information.

Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, persons might make written demands to expunge/delete such cops nonconviction information. These demands should be made to both the local apprehending cops agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such demands will usually be granted if there have been no charges within two years of the nonconviction information looked for to be deleted, and over 3 years have passed since the date of the old arrest.

The website for the Washington State Criminal History Area is

Nonconviction information, like criminal conviction records, can also be utilized by property managers to reject rental real estate/ apartments and by companies to reject job applications, job promos, etc

. 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 cops criminal history. He'll assist vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old cops criminal history, arrest records, finger prints, pictures and other nonconviction information.

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