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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 received the highest possible rankings from several nationwide lawyer rating services. An "AV" score coming from Martindale-Hubbell and a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is additionally a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Shoreline Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite skilled, aggressive, affordable, and conveniently situated close by Shoreline.
Shoreline, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE DETAILS
A rap sheet occurs whenever a person is convicted of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will usually always remain on the individual's state criminal record till a legal motion (demand) 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 usually 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial commitments owed to the court have been totally satisfied. And there must not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are satisfied, the majority of community & district courts will usually give movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That leads to the individual no longer having a criminal record for that particular conviction.
A person whose criminal conviction is vacated may lawfully specify on future job applications that he/she has never ever had a criminal record.
Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is limited to only one holiday 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 a person is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever filed in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State law enforcement agencies for several years. Local arresting authorities firms & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both retain nonconviction data.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals may make written demands to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction data. These demands must be made to both the local arresting authorities company and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such demands will usually be approved if there have been no charges within 2 years of the nonconviction data sought to be deleted, and over 3 years have 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 likewise be utilized by property owners to deny rental real estate/ apartment or condos and by employers to deny job applications, job promotions, and so on
. Secure your job and future. Call Shoreline criminal record expungement legal representative 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.