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can a person who has a charge of second degree petit theft

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can a person who has a charge of second degree petit theft (LVL DGR misdemeanor second degree) qualify for Deferred Action?
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How old was this person when the crime was committed?


Was the offender sentenced to more than 90 days in jail?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

She was 25 years old.

No. she was sentenced to 6 months probation , attend anti-theft course and being a qualified offender pursuant to 943.325, she was required ti submit DNA samples as required by law.

the offense was committed in 2012


In this case, she appears to still be eligible.

Significant misdemeanors will make a person ineligible for DACA. This does not appear to be a significant misdemeanor becasue she was not sentenced to 90 days or more in jail.

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