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i am looking at my background and i see some old charges and

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i am looking at my background and i see some old charges and I'm trying to find out what Superseding Process Or Superseding Indictment means. Will this disqualify me from being a police officer. Also I got everything expunged. what will this disqualify me from still?

Michael J, Esq. :

Hello - Thank you for contacting JustAnswer. My name is Michael; I look forward to helping you with your criminal problem today.

Michael J, Esq. :

Can you explain a little bit more? Are you saying you got everything expunged but it still shows a conviction?

Customer:

yes it does

Michael J, Esq. :

What conviction does it show?

Customer:

Defendant Info:


Name: Keri Johnson


DOB: 02/19/1985


Address:XXXXXLot #32


 


Case Info:


Source: Individual Nc Courts


Category: Criminal/traffic


Case Number: 01660onslow 2008cr 053216


Case Type: Misdemeanor


Offense Date: 04/27/2008


 


Activity:


On 04/27/2008 defendant was charged with 14-223 Arraigned:resisting Public Officer


On 09/24/2008 the court ruled Dismissal Without Leave By Da


 

Customer:

thats one of them

Customer:

Defendant Info:


Name: Keri Johnson


DOB: 02/19/1985


Address:XXXXXLot #32


 


Case Info:


Source: Individual Nc Courts


Category: Criminal/traffic


Case Number: 01660onslow 2008crs053324


Case Type: Felony


Offense Date: 04/27/2008


 


Activity:


On 05/03/2008 defendant was charged with Common Law Arraigned:felony Obstructing Justice


On 05/20/2009 the court ruled Dismissal - Deferred Prosecution


 

Customer:

heres what it says for the other two

Michael J, Esq. :

They both say dismissed.

Michael J, Esq. :

Please son't post personal information

Michael J, Esq. :

*don't

Customer:

Defendant Info:


Name: Keri Johnson


DOB: 02/19/1985


Address:XXXXXLot #32


 


Case Info:


Source: Individual Nc Courts


Category: Criminal/traffic


Case Number: 01660onslow 2008crs053324


Case Type: Misdemeanor


Offense Date: 04/27/2008


 


Activity:


On 05/03/2008 defendant was charged with Common Law Arraigned:obstructing Justice


On 08/12/2008 the court ruled Superseding Process Or Superseding Indictment


 

Customer:

and heres the other one i found

Michael J, Esq. :

Please stop posting your personal info.

Customer:

oh i apologize

Michael J, Esq. :

This is a public forum.

Customer:

oh ok... i had no idea

Michael J, Esq. :

The first two look to be dismissed. The third one that says "superseding indictment" means a later indictment was filed making that indictment null and vlid

Michael J, Esq. :

IF you hired someone to expunge the arrest records of the ones that were dismissed, they didn't do a very good job, because they are still there.

Customer:

thats what i thought. so it shouldnt be showing on my background at all?

Michael J, Esq. :

It's hard to get rid of it completely, there may be some record of the case there, but it wouldn't be this much information.

Customer:

i didnt think so. would this disqualify me from being a police officer in most states?

Michael J, Esq. :

A criminal background does hurt, but it appears you weren't convicted on any of these, meaning it shouldn't affect your employment.

Customer:

oh wow. ok . thats what i was worried about. to be honest i didnt even understand if i was convicted of anything or not. this all happened while I was in the Marines and i always thought that if i was found to do anything wrong, they would kick me out but they didnt. I really didnt understand anything on this

Customer:

and is deferred prosecution and deferred adjudication the same thing or are these different

Michael J, Esq. :

They are basically the same, they mean you weren't convicted.

Customer:

ok great. thank you so much for clearing this up for me... should i hire another lawyer to try to get everything expunged again?

Michael J, Esq. :

I would speak to someone, yes, to find out what can and should come off.

Customer:

ok thank you so much for your help

Michael J, Esq. :

No problem. If I can answer anything further, let me know. Remember, I'm here to help and your satisfaction is guaranteed. If you don't have any questions and you valued my time, I'd ask you to consider rating me positively.

Take care,

Michael

Customer:

i will thank you

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