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  • Criminal History/Records: Vacating Non-Violent Class B or C Felony Convictions

    Use this packet to vacate records of certain non-violent felony convictions in Washington State. State Patrol will remove a “vacated” conviction from your public criminal history record. This gives you some protection in some background checks. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Sealing Juvenile Court Records in Washington State | Printable Packet

    In Washington, juvenile court records do not automatically disappear when you turn 18. In fact, almost all of your juvenile records remain open for the public to view, unless you ask a court to "seal" them. You must meet certain requirements to be eligible to have your record sealed. #4902EN Read More

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    TeamChild
  • Vacating Misdemeanor and Gross Misdemeanor Convictions

    Vacation of a conviction releases you from all penalties and disabilities resulting from the offense. Once a conviction is vacated, the fact that you have been convicted of the offense shall not be included in your criminal history for purposes of determining a sentence in any subsequent conviction. Packet #9911EN Read More

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    Administrative Office of the Courts

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  • Certificate of Restoration of Opportunity (CROP)

    Getting a CROP can make it easier for you to get work, housing, and/or an occupational license if you have served your criminal sentence. This has general information about CROP. #2952EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • File a Petition for Certificate of Restoration of Opportunity (CROP)

    You can use this packet if you have a criminal conviction history, especially one that caused you to lose an occupational license, you have finished your sentence/s, and you plan to look for work/housing, or you want to get (back) an occupational license. This packet includes the forms you will need to get a CROP. #2954EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Sealing Juvenile Court Records in Washington State | Printable Packet

    In Washington, juvenile court records do not automatically disappear when you turn 18. In fact, almost all of your juvenile records remain open for the public to view, unless you ask a court to "seal" them. You must meet certain requirements to be eligible to have your record sealed. #4902EN Read More

    By:
    TeamChild
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