Houston, TX asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma

Q: Does a suspended sentence automatically come with probation.(parph, poss.of used baggies)

Asst. D.A. approached all defendants w/o attys. At court date and got most with misdemeanors to sign. Some had bailed out,they were not eligible for free atty,even when destitute n family had pooled money and bailed out the defendant.

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Stephen LeRoy Cale

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: If you hire a lawyer, sometimes you can get a deferred sentence. It's like a suspended sentence EXCEPT at the end of the probation, the case is dismissed and the record expunged. Because the case is dismissed, there is no conviction.

Keegan Kelley Harroz

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: A suspended sentence is probation. It is also a conviction.

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