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How is a felony dropped after probation without it being a

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how is a felony dropped after probation without it being a sis
JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?
Customer: anchorage alaska recklessly caused physical injury to another person by means of a dangerous instrument felony class c count one and two interferring with another person repoting or attemting to report a crime misdemenor class a and theft a cell phone which is also a misdemeanor
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: i have the gave me a deal felony probation with no jail time for 3 years i denied it its been 3 months i was released on third party they offered me 18 months no jail time on felony probation he mentioned it being dropped to a misdeamor after the probation but im not sure how thats possible if its not a sis
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: i do have priors with two dui but they are misd.. is that something they can use against me ive never had domestic violence or any type of violence this is a felony charge my first one im not sure if i want to take the deal i have plans on going to school for medical and this may ruin my career plans
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 2 months ago.


I'm Zoey.

I'm reviewing your post. Please be patient as I may need to research for you, and it also takes time to compose and type a reply.

Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 2 months ago.

The health profession is restrictive. A clean criminal history is not essential, but a felony conviction can severely hamper your ability to get a state license and/or a job. I understand your concern, but unless you are confident that if you go to trial on this case you will come out with no worse than a misdemeanor conviction, a non-incarceratory plea bargain whereby after the completion of your sentence your plea to the felony is withdrawn and a misdemeanor plea substituted is a deal that has to be seriously considered.

Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 2 months ago.

Just checking in to see if you need more help or any clarification of my answer. If so, please reply here on this question thread.

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