The answer depends on what the conviction was for. Certain felonies (Class A felonies and sex offenses) will prevent you from being able to petition the court for restoration of firearm rights. Consult with a local criminal defense lawyer to review the judgment and sentence in your case.
Perhaps. It depends, in part, on what the underlying conviction was for and how long it has been since the conviction. There are a number of other requirements under the laws of Washington for petitioning the court for restoration of firearms. Most attorneys provide a free consultation. I recommend you consult with a criminal defense attorney to see whether you meet the requirements.
I wrote a few articles regarding expunging and vacating criminal records. You can view them in the links below. This may help to better understand the qualification requirements. I do not believe there is anything that would prevent you from seeking an expungement for your 1993 case. If the case was dismissed, and no guilty plea was entered, expungement is likely the correct course.
Hiring an attorney to help make your case to the Prosecutor and the Judge would be a good approach. The attorney can help you put together the documents and letters of support that set forth your plan to enter the military. If your attorney reaches an agreement with the Prosecutor's Office, you are more likely to gain the support of the Judge.
There is one critical question that needs to be known, to answer your question regarding sealing records. What was your husband convicted of? There are felonies that can be sealed and others that cannot. If he qualifies to have his record vacated, he can seek to do so. To find out more about vacating a felony conviction (and the qualifications), see the link below.
Consent is the mother of all waivers. If you consent to this invasion, you give the landlord a free pass. However, you can advise the landlord that you would like two days notice before he stops in. If he balks, you can tell him RCW 59.18 sets forth that you have a right to 48 hours notice.
From WSBA website:
"In general, with tenant consent, a landlord has a right of entry to inspect the premises; make repairs; supply necessary or agreed services; or show the property to potential tenants,...
If the deferred prosecution is entered as an offense, it will be sent to the Department of Licensing (DOL). The DOL will make an entry of the charge that will be maintained for ten years from the date of the entry of the order granting a deferred prosecution. If you meet the terms and conditions of the deferred prosecution, the drivers abstract will show when the deferred prosecution was entered and completed.
Pursuant to WAC 162-12-140, an employer can ask about any crime within the past ten years as it relates to job duties. However, certain employers are exempt from the ten year requirement.
“Because statistical studies regarding arrests have shown a disparate impact on some racial and ethnic minorities, and an arrest by itself is not a reliable indication of criminal behavior, inquiries concerning arrests must include whether charges are still pending, have been dismissed, or...