Q: if you plead no contest to felony embezzlement for a fine of $1000.00, can you still leave that state?
leave said state to seek employment to pay fine
A: NEVER enter a guilty plea without consulting with your attorney first. A felony conviction will have serious ramifications on your life, for the rest of your life. Whether or not you can leave the state depends upon your terms and conditions of probation. Again, this is something that you should discuss with your attorney.
A: As a general rule, there are rarely restrictions prohibiting your traveling outside the state during a felony or misdemeanor probation (outside of the standard requirement that you give written and/or oral notification to your probation officer as required by the Rules and Conditions of Probation you will be required to execute). They want you to work and make money as much as you do.
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