Q: My husband graduated drug court in 2015. If he is charged again will the previous charges affect him
A: It will affect a new charge but will not be counted as a prior conviction if the drug court charges are dismissed. The prosecutors will consider it, and the fact that he has been through drug court in the past may limit your husband's options. Still, if he is found guilty of the new offenses, the dismissed charges do not count as prior convictions for sentencing purposes. I would highly recommend speaking to a criminal defense attorney in your area for a more accurate analysis of your husband's unique situation.
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