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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 assists individuals get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged off their records.
Paul Hanson has received the greatest possible standings from several national lawyer rating companies. An "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell and also a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is likewise a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Shoreline Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is remarkably seasoned, aggressive, budget-friendly, and ideally located nearby Shoreline.
Shoreline, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE DETAILS
A criminal record happens whenever an individual is convicted of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will normally always remain on the individual's state rap sheet till a legal motion (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the very same court after a certain period. For a lot of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is normally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary responsibilities owed to the court have been totally satisfied. And there need to not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests given that the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are satisfied, a lot of municipal & district courts will normally 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 might lawfully specify on future task applications that he/she has never had a criminal record.
Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is restricted to just one holiday of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and certain misdemeanor sex criminal offenses can not be vacated.
Nonconviction information (police arrest records, jail booking records, fingerprints/ pictures (mugshots) records, etc) occur whenever an individual is arrested/jailed however no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction information are held by Washington State law enforcement agencies for several years. Local arresting police firms & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both maintain nonconviction information.
Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals might make written requests to expunge/delete such police nonconviction information. These requests need to be made to both the regional arresting police firm and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such requests will normally be given if there have been no charges within two years of the nonconviction information sought to be erased, and over 3 years have passed given that 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 information, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be utilized by proprietors to reject rental housing/ apartment or condos and by employers to reject task applications, task promos, and so on
. Protect your task and future. Call Shoreline rap sheet expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to assist you clear your old court rap sheet and old police criminal history. He'll assist vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old police criminal history, arrest records, fingerprints, pictures and other nonconviction information.