Woodway Criminal Defense Lawyers

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3400 188th St SW, Suite 565
Lynnwood, WA 98037

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Woodway, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers
Woodway, WA Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Woodway Criminal Defense Lawyer

Paul Hanson has over 38 years experience in defending misdemeanor and felony criminal charges throughout Woodway and Washington State. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in Snohomish County And he assists individuals get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged off their records.

Paul Hanson has acquired the highest possible rankings from several national lawyer rating services. An "AV" ranking from Martindale-Hubbell plus a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is likewise a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Woodway Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is quite skilled, aggressive, affordable, and conveniently situated close by Woodway.


A rap sheet happens whenever a person is founded guilty of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will normally constantly stay on the person's state criminal record up until a legal motion (request) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the very same court after a specific period. For the majority of criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is normally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all financial commitments owed to the court have actually been completely pleased. And there must not be any brand-new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests considering that the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these preconditions are fulfilled, the majority of local & district courts will normally give movements to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the person no longer having a rap sheet for that particular conviction.

An individual whose criminal conviction is vacated might legally state on future task applications that he/she has never had a rap sheet.

Under RCW 9.96.060, a person is restricted to only one vacation of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and specific misdemeanor sex criminal offenses can not be vacated.

Nonconviction data (cops arrest records, jail booking records, fingerprints/ photos (mugshots) records, etc) occur 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 many years. Local apprehending cops agencies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA both maintain nonconviction data.

Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals might make written demands to expunge/delete such cops nonconviction data. These demands must be made to both the local apprehending cops agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Area in Olympia, WA. Such demands will normally be approved if there have actually been no charges within two years of the nonconviction data sought to be erased, and over 3 years have actually passed considering that 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 data, like criminal conviction records, can also be used by property owners to reject rental real estate/ apartment or condos and by employers to reject task applications, task promotions, and so on. Protect your task and future. Call Woodway criminal record expungement legal representative attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court criminal record and old cops criminal history. He'll help vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old cops criminal history, arrest records, fingerprints, photos and other nonconviction data.

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