I have a friend who was arrested for possesion of paraphinilia and was offered a deal, a defered sentence to be dismissed upon completion in the state of Colorado. She wants to have it transfered to Nevada but when she contacted Nevada, they are asking her to register as a felon. That will stay on her record in the state of Nevada indefinetly, so basically the plea bargain is not as it appears and she has already agreed to it. She was suppose to register within 48 hrs. She doesn't know what to do and is scared that she is going to be violating her probation , Looking for advice on what to do
State/Country relating to question: Nevada
I understand but I have never seen one state transfer a pretrial diversion to another state. I have seen the state give permission for the person to perform their community service while in antoher state but there was no requirement to register. As to advice she needs to contact the clerk of court in Colorado and see if she can work something out. I don't know exactly what the paperwork said so it is difficult to give any specific advice but the she should be able to work it out with the issuing court or prosecutor. Just tell them that the Nevada court will not allow her to register the deferment if that is actually what she was supposed to do.
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