Can a felony case be reopened after nole contedre and expunged?

Asked over 1 year ago - Port Charlotte, FL

Arrested for sale and possession of controlled substance took a ptd (adimitted guilty) and case was nole contedre and expunged. Facing immigration problems.
Can the case be reopened and the state attorney amend the ptd to no guilty?

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  1. Jason Michael Reid

    Contributor Level 13


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    Answered . First, if you got PTD, I guessing its sale of cannabis, otherwise, you owe your attorney one. A nolle prosequi would have been filed if you successfully completed PTD. You would not have to enter a nolo contendre plea if you were in PTD. Are you sure you didn't enter a plea and complete probation and receive a withhold of adjudication? If so, you would have to successfully withdraw your plea. Speak to a local attorney and discuss yourc case.

  2. Joseph Cerino


    Contributor Level 11


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    Answered . By PTD, do you mean Pretrial Diversion and the case was dropped? Or did you plea nolo contendre (no contest) and get probation and a withhold of adjudication? Either way, the answer to your question is no.

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  3. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . I agree with Counsel Cerino. No.

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