Q: What is the best possible plea deal I can get if I was charged with Criminal contempt?
There was no physical contact to the victim just words being exchanged it was in NY Criminal contempt 2 . Would this effect my employment with the DOE?
A: It all depends on the history and your record. In Erie county. for Misdemeanor contempt you can get an ACD Adjournment in contemplation of dismissal as a best case. that means no trouble for 6 months sometimes 1 year and its dismissed. A garden variety plea is to the violation Disorderly Conduct. that's a maximum 15 days in jail , ora possible 250 dollar fine or a conditional discharge. That is the common resolution of a first contempt like you describe.
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