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You cannot have adjudication withheld unless you have first been found guilty by the court. After a finding of guilt the court has the option of adjudicating you guilty or withholding the adjudication of guilt. By withholding the adjudication of guilt the court is not convicting you of the crime. If the offense is a felony you will not lose your civil rights.
Having the adjudication of guilt withheld also leaves you eligible to have your criminal history record sealed or expunged so long as you do not have an adjudication of guilt in any other case and the offense qualifies.
With that said, generally it would be very likely that this adjudication of guilt should not prevent you from obtaining a cosmetology license. I would also strongly suggest finding an experienced local attorney to look into sealing or expunging your criminal history.
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