KING COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT JUVENILE DIVISION 1211 E ALDER SEATTLE, WA 98122 206-296-1181 JUVENILE OFFENDER RECORDS SEALING PROCEDURE ATTACHED YOU WILL FIND: A. Instructions on King County Superior Court – Juvenile Division’s Procedure for Sealing Records of Juvenile Offenders. B. Notice of Respondent’s Motion to Seal Records of Juvenile Offender C. Motion and Declaration to Seal Records of Juvenile Offender D. Order on Respondent’s Motion to Seal Records of Juvenile Offender PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT COURT OFFICIALS, COURT CLERKS, AND PROSECUTORS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO GIVE YOU LEGAL ADVICE. YOU MAY WISH TO CONSULT AN ATTORNEY IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS. More Information is available at: www.nwjustice.org, www.courts.wa.gov, www.washingtonlawhelp.org, the Law Library in the King County Courthouse in Seattle or the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. These materials will assist you in the procedure for sealing ONLY King County Juvenile Court offender records. If you were charged in any other county, you must file a separate motion in that county. Make copies of the three forms so you have one set for each item on your record you are asking to seal. You will need to know the specific charges, legal numbers, and conviction dates. If you do not have this information, it may be obtained from the King County Superior Court – Juvenile Division’s Clerks Office, located at 1211 E Alder, Seattle, WA, 98122 on the 3rd Floor. Please use BLUE or BLACK ink and print all information clearly. You are responsible for notifying ALL parties involved in your case(s). The Notice lists several agencies and their addresses. If there was an agency involved with your case(s) that is/are not listed, fill in the name(s) in the space(s) provided. You must date and sign the Notice and Motion and Declaration. You must sign the Order – DO NOT check any boxes on or date the ORDER. When you have completed your paperwork, please come to the King County Juvenile Courthouse IN PERSON at 1211 E Alder, Seattle, WA 98122 on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday between 10:30 am and 12:00 pm to get a court date. No court dates will be provided outside of these hours. You must provide valid photo ID. Your court date will be 2 weeks from the date you come in person. If you have any questions, please call 206-296-1181 for information. SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF KING JUVENILE COURT STATE OF WASHINGTON v. NO: NOTICE OF RESPONDENT’S MOTION TO SEAL RECORDS OF JUVENILE Respondent. OFFENDER PURSUANT TO RCW D.O.B.: 13.50.050(11) and GR 15(c) (NT) RD TO: KING County Superior Court Clerk's Office; 1211 E ALDER; SEATTLE, WA; 98122. 3 FLOOR TH TO: KING County Prosecutor, Juvenile Division; 1211 E ALDER; SEATTLE, WA; 98122. 5 FLOOR TO: KING County Juvenile Court Administrator; 1211 E ALDER; SEATTLE,WA; 98122. MAIN FLOOR TH TO: KING County Juvenile Probation; 1211 E ALDER; SEATTLE, WA; 98122. 4 FLOOR TO: Washington State Patrol, Records Division; P.O. BOX 42633; OLYMPIA, WA; 98504 TO: Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration (DSHS): P.O. BOX 45045; OLYMPIA, WA; 98504 TO: _______________ Police Department/Sheriff’s Office TO: _____________________________________ TO: _____________________________________ PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on ________________________________ at _____________ a.m./p.m., at KING County Superior Court, Juvenile Division, in Court # ____________attorney for/PRO SE petitioner ________________________________, will move for an order sealing the juvenile records on the above entitled matter. Dated: __________________________________ ______________________________________ Attorney for Respondent-WSBA No./PRO SE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF KING JUVENILE COURT STATE OF WASHINGTON v. NO: MOTION AND DECLARATION TO SEAL Respondent. RECORDS OF JUVENILE OFFENDER D.O.B.: PURSUANT TO RCW 13.50.050(11) and GR 15(c) (MTAF) I. MOTION RESPONDENT moves the court for an order sealing his or her juvenile court records. This motion is based on RCW 13.50.050(11) and (12), GR 15(c) and the declaration of respondent. Dated: Attorney for Respondent/ WSBA No./PRO SE II. DECLARATION OF RESPONDENT I, , state as follows: 2.1. Factors pursuant to RCW 13.50.050: On _____________________ [date] I was found guilty of ______________________________ ____________________________________________________ [name of offense]. Felony Conviction: Since my last date of release from confinement, including full-time residential treatment, or from the entry of disposition, I have spent ___________ consecutive years in the community without committing any offense or crime that has resulted in conviction. Misdemeanor and Gross Misdemeanor Conviction: Since my last date of release from confinement, including full-time residential treatment, or from the entry of disposition, I have spent ___________ consecutive years in the community without committing any offense or crime that has resulted in conviction. Diversion: Since completion of the Diversion Agreement, I have spent two consecutive years in the community without committing any offense or crime that subsequently resulted in conviction or diversion. And, I meet the following requirements: There are no proceedings pending against me seeking the conviction of a juvenile or criminal offense. There are no proceedings pending against me seeking the formation of a diversion agreement. I have not been convicted of a class A felony or sex offense. Full restitution has been paid. I am eligible to have my records sealed under RCW 13.50.050(11) and (12) in that I have satisfied all the requirements of those statutes. 2.2 Other circumstances that I believe require sealing of my juvenile court records (GR 15): I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the state of Washington that the foregoing is, to the best of my knowledge, true and correct. Signed on ______________________, at ______________________________, Washington. ______________________________________ Respondent ______________________________________ Address ______________________________________ SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF KING JUVENILE COURT STATE OF WASHINGTON v. NO: ORDER ON MOTION TO SEAL RECORDS OFJUVENILE OFFENDER Respondent. PURSUANT TO RCW 13.50.050(11) and D.O.B.: GR 15(c) (ORSF) I. BASIS THIS MATTER came on before the court on respondent’s motion to seal records of juvenile offender pursuant to RCW 13.50.050(11) and (12) and GR 15(c). The court heard the matter with without oral argument and considered the pleadings submitted on the matter and the court file. II. FINDINGS 2.1 Adequate notice was was not given to the appropriate parties and agencies. 2.2 Compelling privacy or safety concerns that outweigh the public interest in access to the court records have have not been found: Respondent has has not satisfied the requirements of RCW 13.50.050(11) and (12). Other (GR 15): III. ORDER Based on the above findings, it is hereby ordered: The motion to seal records is denied. The court grants the motion to seal records pursuant to GR 15. The court orders that, pursuant to RCW 13.50.050(11) to (16), the order and findings in this case are vacated and: 1. The official juvenile court file, the social file, and all other juvenile records as specified in RCW 13.50.050(11) in the above-entitled matter are hereby sealed. 2. The proceedings in the case shall be treated as if they never occurred, and the subject of the records may reply accordingly to any inquiry about the events, records of which are sealed. 3. Any agency in possession of such records sealed pursuant to this order that was given notice of the motion shall reply to any inquiry concerning such sealed records as follows: “that any record or social file is confidential and that no information can be given about the existence or nonexistence of records concerning an individual.” 4. Inspection of any records sealed pursuant to this order shall only be permitted by further order of the court, except as otherwise provided in RCW 13.50.010(8) and 13.50.050(23). 5. Any adjudication of a juvenile offense or a crime subsequent to sealing has the effect of nullifying this order. Any charges of an adult felony subsequent to the sealing, has the effect of nullifying the sealing order for the purposes of chapter 9.94A RCW. Dated: JUDGE/COMMISSIONER Submitted by: _________________________________ Attorney for Respondent/PRO SE WSBA No. _________________________________ Deputy Prosecutor/WSBA No.
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