Have a Class C misdemeanor theft under 50

Asked over 1 year ago - Taylor, TX

I'm 16 , this is my first offense . The other side has a solid case against me . So I have to plead guilty there's no way I can prove that I'm not . But can I get rid of this misdemeanor ?

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They have an admitted confession.

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  1. Macy Michelle Jaggers

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    Answered . Actually, you can plead no contest. That's like saying, "I'm not saying I'm. Guilty, but I'm not fighting it either." This allows you to get a deferred disposition, which results in a dismissal. As long as you do this, you will be able to go back later and completely expunge the case from your record.

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    Carmine John Giardino
    Carmine John Giardino, General Practice Lawyer - San Antonio, TX
    Posted over 1 year ago.

    Great answer, get deferred adjudication and expunge your records later

    Carmine John Giardino
    Carmine John Giardino, General Practice Lawyer - San Antonio, TX
    Posted over 1 year ago.

    DONT PLEAD GUILTY!

  2. Todd Bennett Steele

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    Answered . I agree with Ms. Jaggers. You should be able to handle this in a manner in which you can get if off of your record later. You may want to discuss it with a local attorney, someone familiar with the protocol in your area, that can maybe help you through it.

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  3. Evan Edward Pierce-Jones

    Contributor Level 18

    Answered . A 16 year old is a juvenile. IMHO this questioner should consult a juvenile defense lawyer before proceeding to a plea.

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