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Woodway Criminal Defense Lawyers

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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 35 years expertise in defending misdemeanor and also felony criminal charges throughout Woodway and Washington State. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in Snohomish County And he helps clients get old criminal convictions and arrests expunged off their records.

Paul Hanson has acquired the highest attainable rankings from many national lawyer rating services. An "AV" ranking coming from Martindale-Hubbell plus a "10-Superb" rating from He is additionally a past Lynnwood City Prosecutor. Woodway Criminal Defense Lawyer Hanson is remarkably skilled, aggressive, budget-friendly, and ideally situated nearby Woodway.


A criminal record occurs whenever an individual is founded guilty of a criminal offense by a court. The criminal conviction will generally always remain on the individual's state rap sheet up until a legal movement (demand) to vacate conviction is brought under RCW 9.96.060 prior to the very same court after a certain period. For many criminal misdemeanor & gross misdemeanor convictions, the time duration is generally 3 to 5 years after court probation ends and after all monetary obligations owed to the court have actually been totally satisfied. And there need to not be any new criminal convictions/ charges/ arrests since the conviction sought to be vacated. If all these prerequisites are met, many municipal & district courts will generally grant motions to vacate a criminal conviction. That results in the individual no longer having a rap sheet for that particular conviction.

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

Under RCW 9.96.060, an individual is restricted to just one holiday of a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Convictions for DUIs and particular misdemeanor sex criminal activities can not be vacated.

Nonconviction data (authorities arrest records, prison booking records, fingerprints/ photos (mugshots) records, etc) take place whenever an individual is arrested/jailed but no criminal charges are ever submitted in court. Such nonconviction data are held by Washington State police for several years. Regional arresting authorities companies & the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA both maintain nonconviction data.

Under RCW 10.97.060 and WAC 446-16-025, individuals may make written requests to expunge/delete such authorities nonconviction data. These requests need to be made to both the regional arresting authorities agency and to the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Section in Olympia, WA. Such requests will generally be given if there have actually been no charges within two years of the nonconviction data sought to be deleted, and over 3 years have actually passed since the date of the old arrest.

The site for the Washington State Criminal History Section is

Nonconviction data, like criminal conviction records, can likewise be used by property owners to reject rental housing/ homes and by companies to reject job applications, job promotions, and so on

. Secure your job and future. Call Woodway rap sheet expungement lawyer attorney Paul Hanson to help you clear your old court rap sheet and old authorities criminal history. He'll help vacate you vacate old court criminal convictions and expunge/delete old authorities criminal history, arrest records, fingerprints, photos and other nonconviction data.

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