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A deferred adjudication is not a right. It is a plea deal the ADA (assistant district attorney, i.e. the prosecutor) can extend to you. Deferred adjudication means that if you finish a probationary period without getting into trouble, having clean UAs, doing some community hours, and taking a class or two, the case will be dismissed.
This is not a right, but an ADA normally offers this to people with low/no criminal history and no violent crime.
It is the ADA who decides whether to offer this, or not. The Judge will normally sign off on this assuming you take the plea deal.
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