Q: Have I pled guilty to a crime after successful completion of court supervision?
I'm applying for a respiratory care practitioner license and a question on the application is "have you ever been convicted of or pled guilty to a crime?" 2.5 years ago I was given Court supervision for retail theft, and I successfully completed supervision after 2 years. I'm not sure if I should answer this question as yes or no.
If you have not expunged the matter, then the answer might be yes. You said you were given court supervision. If that were a result of a plea deal and you plead guilty, then yes. If the case went to trial and you were found guilty, I would say technically, the answer would be no.
So, probably, you have to answer yes, unless you have expunged the matter. You are potentially eligible for expungement 2 years after completion of court supervision.
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