Kevin assists those individuals in the pursuit and defense of their constitutional rights from initial charging through all motions and hearings, to include Suppression Hearings and trials. He also represents clients at the appellate level in the State Appellate Court and the Washington State Supreme Courts. He specialized in serious felony matters with an emphasis on proceeding with these matters to jury trial. He has tried well over one hundred and fifty jury trials with a high degree of success, conducting approximately fifteen to twenty jury trials per year. If you’re looking for an attorney who cares about your legal rights and future then pick up the phone and call Kevin L. Holt.
A criminal conviction can make it difficult to find or keep a job, find housing, get professional licensing or obtain credit. If you were arrested for or convicted of a crime in Washington State and meet certain requirements, we can help you clear your record. We can also help you have your firearms rights reinstated, so you can hunt and bear arms.
Once your conviction is expunged, Washington State law permits you to state for employment purposes that you have not been convicted. This is very important to know when applying for employment.
In Washington State, expungement of a criminal record or criminal conviction is accomplished by Vacating the Criminal Conviction. Contact me today and I can help you along the process.
In Washington State, to expunge records by vacating the conviction does not destroy the file. However, it is possible to destroy, or expunge, an arrest record if the eligibility requirements are met. When an arrest record is expunged, the booking photos and fingerprints are destroyed and removed from the police record. It is possible to have a new beginning.
What Criminal Records can be Vacated?
Generally, you cannot expunge a record in Washington for Class A felonies (the most serious), sex crimes and violent crimes. Additionally, among misdemeanors, the state does not permit a DUI conviction to be expunged. Most other criminal records can be vacated once certain requirements are met.
Hiring an Attorney for Criminal Records Vacation
Criminal defense attorney Kevin L. Holt is experienced in vacating criminal records. Kevin will be able to tell you whether you meet the eligibility requirements for criminal record clearing, then file a Motion to Vacate your conviction with the court, and in most cases can appear in court on your behalf for the motion hearing.
Talk to an Experienced Lawyer Today
The Law Offices of Kevin L. Holt can help you expunge your Washington State criminal record and be free from workplace discrimination and the financial hardship that can come with having a criminal record. Call us today at (509) 735-6520 or fill out our secure contact form today.