There is no statute that addresses whether a Washington citizen is legally allowed to openly carry a firearm. However, if a firearm is carried openly, RCW 9.41.270 regulates misuse of a gun, or other weapons, resulting from threatening gestures. Concealed carry With proper licensure, qualified citizens in the State of Washington can legally carry a concealed… Read More

Some records of criminal conviction can be expunged (removed from the records of a citizen) by filing a Motion to Vacate Conviction. These motions must be filed in the jurisdiction in which the conviction was handed down. Certain convictions are not eligible for expungement. Ineligible convictions include DUI, sex offenses, and those classified by Washington… Read More

A question that may come up frequently when dealing with the repercussions of having a criminal record would be whether or not the record could be expunged or vacated. The legal definition to expunge a record is to destroy legally or strike off the record any files relating to a particular criminal conviction. To vacate… Read More