What does Count 1 & 2 Stricken mean

Asked over 2 years ago - Fullerton, CA

He had 3 counts. #3 was found guilty Counts 1 &2 were 'Stricken'

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  1. Chris J Feasel

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    Answered . Means either the DA dismissed counts one and two as part of a plea to count three, or a jury only found him guilty on count three, or there was a motion to dismiss made by the defense and the court agreed only on counts one and two.

    Mr. Feasel is a former Deputy DA in the SF Bay Area with over 10 years of criminal law experience. Nothing stated... more
  2. Harry Edward Hudson Jr

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    Answered . It means that the charges in those two counts are gone. Whether or not the charges are gone forever depends on howhe was found guilty and why the other charges were stricken.
    If he entered a plea based on negotiations, charges are gone.

    The above is not intended as legal advice. The response does not constitute the creation of an attorney client... more
  3. Michael Rutledge Norton

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    Answered . It means he plead guilty to count 3. The other charges were dismissed as part of the plea agreement. So his record will only show a conviction on count 3.

  4. Michael Anthony Licari

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    Answered . It means counts one and two were dismissed or in other words, not guilty.

    Legal disclaimer: This reply is provided for information purposes only and does not represent legal advice or an... more
  5. Elliot Rahmim Zarabi

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    Answered . Mr. Feasal is correct, either the DA dismissed counts one and two as a result of plea bargain dealing and he plead to count 3 or the jury only found him guilty of count 3 and counts one and two were not guilty.

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