Q: Will a vape charge be on my permanent record?
A: It depends on how the case is dealt with at court. Did you have an attorney? Did you represent yourself? Typical outcomes could be an outright dismissal, a probation that’s suspended (Conviction on your record but no jail time), a deferred probation (no conviction on your record if you successfully navigate probation and no jail time), or a verdict after a trial. If you have no prior run-ins with law-enforcement then you should be entitled to, assuming there is competent evidence against you that a crime was in fact committed, a deferred probation. Hire an attorney if you have nit yet done so.
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