Have you ever been convicted plead guilty or entered a plea of bolo contendere or received probation without verdict, ARD, or received any other dispositions (excluding acquittal or dismissal)of any criminal charges, felony or misdemeanor,including any DUI/dwi, drug law violations, or are there any criminal charges pending or unresolved in any state or jurisdiction? (Excluding parking violations)
Since nj is not criminal for DUI can i get away with saying no to this or does the wording of this question trap me to say yes.
Unfortunately, yes. If the question is asked, it must be answered truthfully, or you can risk termination in the future for lying on an application.
In addition, if this is a state or federal employment application, there are criminal penalties that attach if you knowingly lie or leave out certain material information like convictions..
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