I'm sure it is legal to do this. Is that your real question, or are you interested in finding out what can be done about it now? Most states are very different about being able to expunge things off of records, so you should contact a criminal defense attorney in the state where the convictions occurred to see if it is possible.
licensed attorney in Montana. Your specific state laws may be different.
If you plead it and you were granted YO twice, there is nothing wrong with it. You should plead it if you are under 21 at the time of the offense. If the judge allowed it, it is not your fault.
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There is nothing illegal about it. These kinds of mistakes happen all of the time due to government efficiency, and your attorney did the right thing by taking advantage of it. Good luck.
You are entitled to apply for youthful offender as many times as you want. The law does not limit the number of times you can get youthful offender as long as you are under 21 at the time of the offense. Therefore, there is nothing for you to worry about. If the court granted it, then you have it. Whether to grant youthful offender is within the discretion of the sentencing judge. You did not nothing wrong by applying for and getting youthful offender twice.