Two Robertson Law clients recently received full pardons from the Washington State governor.
Robertson Law secures unanimous votes from clemency and pardons board for two clients
State Offers New Certificate of Restoration of Opportunity (CROP) to Help Offenders Combat Employment Discrimination
Effective June 9, 2016, Washington residents convicted of certain felony and misdemeanor offenses can apply for a Certificate of Restoration of Opportunity (CROP). This blog post explains how a person can qualify for and obtain this order, and describes its limitations.
Supreme Court Issues Encarnacion Decision, But Clarity in Rules for Sealing Court Records Appears Lacking.
New Washington State Supreme decision fails to give clear guidance in sealing court records.
The State Supreme Court heard argument on the case Hundtofte v. Encarnacion last month. A decision is due at any time. This decision is expected to have a significant effect on the ability of individuals to seal or redact court records in Washington State.