No. You took a plea. You won't likely prevail after you pled guilty
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If you were completely exonerated, you might have a shot a malicious prosecution, however, you entered into a plea for a misdemeanor. The good news is, it's not a strike. Go for the expungement when your probation expires. LAW OFFICES OF VICTORIA CLEMANS, OWNER.
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The business reported a crime. The sheriff investigated it. The prosecutor believed there was enough evidence to convict. You then pleaded guilty.
You admitted to committing the crime. This tells the business that they were right, it tells the sheriff they were right, it tells the prosecutor she was right... Can't be any damages if you committed the crime and they were all right...
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What would be the measure of damages:
-against the store?
-against the "advice from the public defender" to plead guilty to something you did not do? If you told your defense attorney that you DID NOT DO THE CRIME, WAS NOT THERE, & ARE COMPLETELY INNOCENT-- How could the defender advise you to plead guilty?
Did you allocute? Did you tell untruths during your allocution?
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