I was arrested for intent to use drug paraphernalia and possession recently. No prior record whatsoever.
I am not keen on keeping this on my record at all, so what are my chances of obtaining a CD?
It sounds like you are eligible and should get a cd. You should speak with a lawyer about possible defenses so you don't have to use the cd because cd is once in a lifetime.
you have a good chance of getting a CD based on what you stated. It always helps if you have a good attorney convince the prosecutor that you should in fact get a CD.
many attorneys offer free in person or phone consultations. Talk to a couple of lawyers to get a feel for what is involved here.
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Possession of what and how much? If it was MJ under 50g. the chances are great. If over 50 it will likely be downgraded eventually unless it was substantial weight. Even then PTI is likely.
Real Estate Attorney
Call a few lawyers and discuss the matter in detail. You need a consultation for this.
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Depending on the specifics of what happened that night and how this case unfolds, you may want to try to resolve this matter more favorably than just by trying to get a CD. Even if you are eligible for a CD and successfully complete the program, the record of the arrest will remain on your criminal record for a period of time, meaning you have to wait after you complete the program before you can make an application to the court to have your criminal record expunged. If this case was dismissed, you don't have to wait a period of time after the dismissal. So, as you have previously heard, don't post any potentially incriminating information that can be used against you online and discuss this matter in person in a consultation with an attorney.
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You should try to get it dismissed first!!! You can never get a CD again!!
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