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Paul Hanson has over 40+ years practical experience in defending misdemeanor and also felony criminal charges throughout Shorewood and Washington State. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in King County And he helps clients get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged from their records.
Paul Hanson has been given the greatest attainable standings from many nationwide lawyer rating companies. An "AV" ranking from Martindale-Hubbell and also a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is likewise a past Lynnwood, WA City Prosecutor. Shorewood Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite experienced, aggressive, budget-friendly, and ideally situated nearby Shorewood.
Shorewood, WA: CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGE DETAILS
A rap sheet happens whenever an individual is founded guilty of a crime by a court. The criminal conviction will usually constantly stay on the person's state rap sheet till a legal movement (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 before the very same court after a specific time period. For many criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time period is usually 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial responsibilities owed to the court have been fully pleased. And there should not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests because the conviction looked for to be vacated. If all these preconditions are met, many community & district courts will usually grant motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the person no longer having a criminal record for that specific conviction.
An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated may legally specify on future job applications that he/she has never had a criminal record.
Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is restricted to only one holiday of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and specific misdemeanor sex crimes can not be vacated.
Nonconviction information (authorities arrest records, prison booking records, finger prints/ images (mugshots) records, etc) happen whenever an individual is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction information are held by Washington State police for many years. Local apprehending authorities 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 may make written demands to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction information. These demands should be made to both the local apprehending authorities 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 because the date of the old arrest
The site for the Washington State Criminal History Area 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 job applications, job promotions, etc. Secure your job and future. Call Shorewood rap sheet expungement legal representative 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, images and other nonconviction information.