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Washington Welcomes WipeRecord

August 07, 2015

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  • WipeRecord has a mission to help as many people with a criminal record as possible. We all mess up in life and sometimes those mess-ups can have serious consequences. The good news is that if you have been convicted of either a misdemeanor or felony in the state of Washington, you may be able to seal/expunge your record! Washington, like many other states, has progressive criminal expungement laws and WipeRecord is aiming to help many people take advantage of them.

    Do you have a criminal record in Washington? Perhaps you were just arrested and the charges were never filed? Take our FREE expungement eligibility test now.

    Washington allows for both misdemeanors and felonies to be expunged. You’re eligible to expunge, or as it’s known in Washington “vacate”, your misdemeanor conviction if the following are true:

    – You do not have any criminal charges pending in any state or federal court;

    – You have not been convicted of a new crime in any state or federal court;

    – You have not have had another conviction vacated;

    – More than three years have passed since you have completed all the terms of your sentence, (including financial obligations); and

    – Within the previous five years, you have not been subject to a restraining order, domestic violence protection order, no-contact order, or anti-harassment order.

    Some misdemeanor offenses like violent offenses, DUIs, and sex crimes are not allowed to be vacated.

    Washington allows those with a felony to expunge/vacate their conviction if each of the following are true:

    – You have completed the terms of your sentence and been “discharged” by the courts;

    – You do not have any criminal charges pending in any state or federal court;

    – The conviction was not for a ”Violent offense” or crime against a person;

    – You may not have been convicted of new crime in any state or federal court since being discharged;

    – If your offense was a Class B Felony, it has been at least 10 years since discharge; and

    – If your offense was a Class C felony, it has been at least 5 years since discharge.

    Did you lose your firearm rights? Well, you may be able to restore them as Washington so long as:

    – Five years have passed since the felony conviction which took away your firearm rights (three years if it was for a misdemeanor);

    – You have no pending criminal charges or warrants;

    – You have successfully completed the terms of your sentence and any probation;

    – You are not prohibited from owning a firearm due to some other reason (e.g., mental health commitments, restraining orders, etc.); and

    – The offense was not a Class A Felony or sex offense.

    As you can see, even if you’ve made a mistake in the past, you now have the option of moving on with your life. WipeRecord takes pride in our ability to help our clients expunge a Washington criminal record. Once you’ve expunged/vacated your record, you can truthfully say you are not convicted of the crime in question. This is a huge benefit when applying for a job or a place to live. We also pride ourselves on offering competitive prices with flexible payment plans. We also offer a money back guarantee when applicable.

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