Overview Description

Records relating to a case terminated upon the completion of a suspended sentence can be vacated by the court if the person has met the equivalent of the tests in section 9.94A.640(2) as those tests would be applied to a person convicted of a crime committed before July 1, 1984. Wash. Rev. Code § 9.92.066.

Ineligible Category or Citation

See sections 9.92.060 and 9.95.210 for offenses eligible for suspended sentence. See section 9.94A.640(2) for offenses that are ineligible to be vacated.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in the sentencing court. For the specific procedure, see Wash. Rev. Code §§ 9.92.066, 9.94A.640.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

A conviction that has been vacated under this section cannot be disseminated or disclosed by the state patrol or local law enforcement agency to any person, except other criminal justice enforcement agencies. Wash. Rev. Code § 9.92.066(2)(b).

Forms

For an application to vacate a felony in Washington, click here.

Waiting Periods

There is no statutory language regarding any waiting period.

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