Q: Do I have to have a lawyer to file the retro first offender motion?
I was charged with a felony entering auto in 2009 and was tryin to get it taken off my record for a better job. I Was curious if it is something I could do on my own or If I have to get an attorney to do the process.
A: I would always recommend retaining an attorney for any criminal matter. An attorney will be able to draft the proper motion and prepare the proper arguments for retroactively treating your conviction under the First Offender Act.
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