New Orleans, LA asked in Criminal Law for California

Q: Is probation where imposition of sentence is suspended, a crime?

I was granted probation and "imposition of sentence was suspended" and never imposed? Is Probation without a sentence a punishment that is either a felony or a misdemeanor?

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William M. Weinberg
William M. Weinberg
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Irvine, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You plead guilty. You just didn't get the maximum sentence. You were convicted, though.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Sounds like you pled guilty and there was no sentence of jail or fine.......but still criminal.

maybe you can expunge plea?

the person you should be talking to is the lawyer who represented you.

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