"Have you ever been convicted, pled guilty or pled nolo contendere to a felony of any kind or to a non-felony crime involving drugs or moral turpitude?"
I was charged with a misdemeanor for shoplifting. I completed PTI and was never convicted and never plead guilty. I then had the charge expunged.
answered on Jul 21, 2022
The answer to your question is "yes". You can state that you have never been convicted, assuming this is your only criminal court case. PTI is not a conviction, it is a diversion program that allows you to resolve your charge without going to court and entering a plea.
Best of luck
If my boyfriend and I live in the home and he comes and goes freely tho he lives in a dwelling on the property ..... Can the owner of the home rightfully push the charges of burglary? Even though he comes and goes and washes his clothes and makes his meals in the home bc his dwelling don't... Read more »
answered on Jun 22, 2022
An ownership interest in the dwelling will not preclude a conviction of burglary as a matter of law. The jury would have to determine under the totality of circumstances if the defendant used the dwelling in such a manner that it could be said to be his/her home. The test will be if under the... Read more »
Federal case. Read this info on the docket. It’s a motion to extend time to file Pre-trial motions.
answered on Jul 7, 2021
There are a lot of reasons why this could occur, but, no it definitely does not mean a case is going to trial with no plea deal. One reason a motion to continue is filed could be that the AUSA is about to reindict with a superseding indictment and doesn't want to arraign defendant twice and... Read more »
Suspect is indicted already & is my husband.
answered on Jul 4, 2021
No, you are under no obligation to testify or inform the government of information in your possession unless you are under subpoena.
Even then, you cannot be forced by subpoena or the court to testify against your spouse, if you are legally married, as you and he have “spousal... Read more »
answered on Mar 18, 2021
Absolutely, payment of fines, fees, and any restitution ordered by the Court are all conditions of successfully completing probation. Therefore non payment could be grounds for violation.
answered on Sep 1, 2020
No, it is not a crime of violence per 16-1-60. It is considered a non violent crime, and while it is classified as a misdemeanor it carries up to 3 years in prison. So any conviction, regardless of the imposes sentence could impact your federal rights to own and possess a firearm.
Was charged with bring in contraband I don't want go to prison what do I do
answered on Aug 21, 2020
You should contact a local defense attorney, the chances of you going to prison over a roach are minimal, that being said an attorney may be able to help you keep this off your record.
Because they give this man that know the police was looking for him and left the state to NC and got caught and picked up coming back into sc then they let his parent speak in court and not ours then the judge gave the man the lowest bond and a bracelet to be monitored to a nc home . There was no... Read more »
answered on Jul 13, 2020
What you have described does sound appropriate to a SC Bond Hearing.
In all bond courts the Constitution requires a bond to be given to a defendant. Bond may only be denied, and that denial reviewed by a Circuit Judge, if a defendant presents an unreasonable and continuing... Read more »
I am a 16 year old girl and am constantly asked for nudes on social media sites like snapchat and instagram. I’m often offered money for said photos or videos. I don’t ever want to send my own photos so I started just looking up photos online and sending those photos in exchange for money.... Read more »
answered on Apr 13, 2020
What you are doing is definitely not legal, I would strongly recommend you quit immediately and stop interacting with strangers on social platforms. There are a number of different federal and state criminal charges this could fall under (not to mention potential civil claims) and the people you... Read more »
answered on Feb 26, 2020
If you are in fact convicted of Burglary 1st degree the minimum sentence is 15 years. That being said depending on the facts your attorney may be able to get a plea to a lesser charge that does not carry minimum jail time.
answered on Dec 4, 2019
Unlawful carry of a pistol carries up to 1 year. Based on your question i am unsure of the other charge that you are talking about. If you are talking about possession of a weapon by a person convicted of a crime of violence under state law that charge carries up to 5 years.
answered on Nov 10, 2019
Yes, a single person can be indicted depending on the words of the indictment. One example is where the other person cannot be identified
She received "postal money orders for 3k, she was to cash and send $300.00 keep the balance. She recently sent $200.00 towards $2500.00 needed to release funds of 80k held in ApexCreditUnion.US. I'd like to find someone to help her.
My fiance's step sister ditched her kids on us sept 28th and Sept 29th she demanded us to bring her kids back but was told that she would have to come get them or give me gas money she refused both and started to talk trash and threaten me and my fiance and her mother well my fiance's... Read more »
answered on Oct 1, 2019
Your writing is not understandable.
You wrote in a single run on sentence instead of individual ones beginning with capital letter and ending in punctuation marks
It was actually for jumping off a bridge on Lake Greenwood
answered on Sep 20, 2019
The ticket that you were issued should state if you are required to appear or if you can just pay the fine. On your ticket there should be red writing where it indicated if your appearance is required.
answered on Aug 20, 2019
The short answer is yes but it really depends on the facts of the case and the evidence that law enforcement has to prove trafficking.
The South Carolina Code of Laws Section 44-53-370 (e) provides: "(e) Any person who knowingly sells, manufactures, cultivates, delivers, purchases, or... Read more »
Has been suspended for 10 days possible expulsion because they said he wrote the note for a bomb threat but then they found out who really done it he told his side and they are charging him with the other two all Bc he knew and didn’t tell
answered on Jan 21, 2019
Retain counsel as soon as possible. Contact a South Carolina criminal defense lawyer immediately to discuss this matter further.
A while ago, my friend had a very rough part of his life he is still ashamed of today. He apparently talked to someone about distributing drugs, but never followed up with it or went through with it with this particular individual. He had sold drugs before, but he straightened up his act. This... Read more »
answered on Aug 8, 2018
Tell your friend that talking about selling drugs isn't a crime. You have to take some step towards selling in order to charge conspiracy. And while there is no statute of limitations in South Carolina for past felony acts, the likelihood that a person is charged years later for selling drugs,... Read more »
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