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I was arrested in December 2013 on suspicion of driving

I was arrested in December 2013 on suspicion of driving under the influence (which I wasn't). I hired an attorney and after 12 months of back and forth I was advised to avoid court and I agreed to take a charge of wet reckless. Ever since, every time I travel overseas (which I do often) and return to the US, I am pulled up by the CBP and sent to the "back room" for at least an hour, while they verify the reason for the arrest. Not only is it embarrassing to be made to feel like a criminal each time, it is also a huge waste of time, taking up to 2 extra hours (which after 12 or 15 hours of flying isn't fun). How long does this go on for and what can I do to make it stop ?

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I have been charged with a gross misdemeanor in MN

I have been charged with a gross misdemeanor in MN for soliciting prostitution. Prosecutor is offering to either drop to misdemeanor with guilty plea, $500 fine, 1 year probation OR stay of adjudication under gross misdemeanor with $1500 fine and 2year probation. Which will help me most related to future employment?I should mention my profession is in medical field related to customer care.

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I have a question regarding my application to pharmcas

I have a question regarding my application to pharmcas for pharmacy school. I live in Texas and have had an expunged misdemenor C of drug paraphernalia possession and was wondering if i had to say "yes" when it asks me "have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor". I have spoken to the county where I received the citation and they could find no record of me but when I spoke to the municipal court where I had been charged they said that they can see my record of it. If they were asked if there were any active things in my file they would say no but if the people checking in on me had an open records request then they would have to disclose my misdemeanor. I just want to make sure that I will not get in trouble if i do not give the right answer on my application and not have4 to include the information if it is not necessary. The next paragraph is the instructions for the pharmcas misdemeanor question:If you have a pending misdemeanor charge on which you are convicted after submission of your PharmCAS application, you must notify your designated pharmacy institutions directly. Do not contact PharmCASPharmCAS requires you to report any misdemeanor convictions. You may also be required to report one or more of the following types of records directly to your designated programs with details about the judgments or disciplines:Arrests for misdemeanors and feloniesAdjudication withheldNolo contenderePlea bargain

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I have no criminal record and I just received 2 citations

I have no criminal record and I just received 2 citations one for underage consumption and another for defiant trespassing. I was never breathalyzed and never admitted to drinking alcohol. Should I plead guilty and just pay the fine to get it over with or is there any way that I can fight it? Also, is there anyway I can get these charges removed from my record?

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I'm in a bad spot. I was charged with passing bad checks in

I'm in a bad spot. I was charged with passing bad checks in October 2014. I had a public defender and never really conferred with her regarding my case. She managed to make a plea deal for a reduced charge of unauthorized use of property if I pled guilty. I asked several times if the conviction could be expunged and she insisted it could. So I trusted her and took the deal.I had the conviction expunged in 2015. Moved on and gave it no more thought. I work in elder care as a nurses aide and of course I have to do background checks. Well, my employer was able to see the conviction and I was taken off the schedule. I presented my paperwork and it was then that ii discovered that the conviction was merely sealed, not expunged.I feel that I had ineffective counsel because my attorney failed to inform me of the ramifications of pleading guilty to the charge of unauthorized use of property. I received incorrect information regarding expungement; adult convictions cannot be expunged in the state of Ohio. Only dismissals, no bills and acquittals can be expunged and if I had known this, I would have agreed to make payment instead.What recourse do I have in this case? Would I be able to petition the court to set aside the conviction due to ineffective counsel? I feel that my attorney should have known and informed me of the correct information regarding my case and only pushed for a plea to get the case over with.

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Regarding FL felony adjudication witheld. If I am trying to

Hello Roger,Regarding FL felony adjudication witheld. If I am trying to purchase a firearm in the state of Tx, and I have an 11yr old drug possession felony adjudication withold- I should be eligible due to not being convicted of a felony right?I had read somewhere that the federal govt doesn't acknowledge fl's adjudication witholds, rendering me as a prohibited person. Is that true?

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Applying 2 DFS background check. Have a 1973 Conviction

Applying for Level 2 DFS background check. Have a 1973 Conviction delivery of cannibis, got full pardon, sealed and expunged record do I have a problem with thisJA: You're dealing with a tough issue. But don't worry -- you're in good hands. I know the lawyer has information that can help.Customer: just need the answerJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No I am a volunteer for kids program over 25 years this is a new thingJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Does it disqualify me?

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Fiance's dui in new mexico. can it be removed? she completed

for my fiance's dui in new mexico. can it be removed? she completed a deferred adjudication program.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, only for the Completion of Offender Supervision process. This was completed last year.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Criminal Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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I'm being fingerprinted office position at a college in

I'm being fingerprinted for an office position at a college in South Dakota. I have a suspended imposition that is closed, completed. Will this show up for my fingerprint background check?

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