Charleston, SC asked in Employment Law for South Carolina

Q: Does S.C. count adjudicated withheld as a non convicted?

I have charges in FL that were adjudicated withheld. I was 18 and received robbery and assault and battery charges. ( I was in the car when it happened, didn’t do it) I’m now 22 and trying to get my massage therapy license and I’m worried adjudicated withheld doesn’t mean anything to the state of S.C. (because of what I’ve been told) The board told me to apply, but I don’t know if I can still legally mark NO for when they ask if I’ve got ever been convicted of a crime.

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Ryan D Templeton
Ryan D Templeton
  • Summerville, SC
  • Licensed in South Carolina

A: You need to contact an attorney in the state of FL and they will be able to answer your question about marking a conviction. That states law would control in this situation.

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