deferred judgment. In 2000 I was protecting some friends at a bar where an altercation occurred. I was cited for disturbing the peace, trespass, & threats to person/property. It was also dismissed. I just accepted a great job and worried about the impact this will have as they're now doing a background check. I'm concerned they will pull my offer & wondering what to do. Should I tell them this happened in '95 and 2000? I just left a job and have until tomorrow to rescind a severance package that has a non-compete with 20 weeks of severance. If I want to work for the new company, I must rescind the severance & non-compete. I'm worried that if I do this, and the background check shows the incidences from years past that they'll fire me on the spot. I'm supposed to start Monday. Thoughts?help
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Being honest is always the best policy.
In no way am I offering you legal advice, and in no way has my comment created an attorney-client relationship. You are not to rely upon my note above in any way, but insted need to sit down with counsel and share all relevant facts before receiving fully-informed legal advice. If you want to be completely sure of your rights, you must sit down with an experienced criminal defense attorney to be fully aware of your rights.