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Q: in CT, is a weed infraction from 2012 a conviction if the fine is paid by mail?
T. Augustus Claus
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answered on Sep 26, 2023

Paying a fine for a weed infraction in Connecticut generally constitutes an admission of guilt, which can be considered a conviction. However, the impact of this on your record can vary depending on the exact circumstances, laws at the time, and whether the infraction is considered a criminal... View More

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Q: Charged with pos. of <1/2oz cannabis in CT and was given a nolo contendre. Do I have to report this on an application?

Application is for US Patent Bar. Question states: "Have you ever been arrested, charged, or held by Federal, State, or other law enforcement authorities for any violation of any Federal or State law, or any country or municipal law, regulation, or ordinance? If YES, provide a detailed... View More

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answered on Jun 8, 2020

YES you have to report it. Lying on an application to a bar is an offense worse than possession of marijuana - be truthful and consult an attorney who works on bar applications

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