Taos, NM asked in Criminal Law for New Mexico

Q: If I completed my sentence and was granted a conditional discharge for a 4th degree felony, is my case dismissed?

Conviction date was 06/2015. I was sentenced to 1 year probation. I successfully completed probation in 06/2016. Does my attorney need to file for dismissal or is it automatically dismissed after 4 years?

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Marc Grano
Marc Grano
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  • Las Vegas, NM
  • Licensed in New Mexico

A: There is usually an Order of Release on Conditional Discharge with is submitted by the probation officer and signed by the judge. That order closes the case and relieves the probation officer from continued supervision in the case. The record of adjudication will remain.

The only way to clear your record id through and Expungement. To learn more about New Mexico's Expungement law click on the link below:

https://www.granolaw.com/blog/how-expunge-your-record-new-mexico-under-new-criminal-record-expungement-act/

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