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If a GUILTY PLEA was entered, then that is going to be an obstacle for you because it's an admission of the allegations, which would cut against a civil claim for malicious prosecution. The only chance to get around this is if you can prove that the person was defrauded, coerced, forced, tricked, etc. into accepting the plea - - which is difficult to prove.
Thus, this would be difficult to overcome in a civil action unless the guilty plea were withdrawn by a court with proof that the plea was not voluntarily made.
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