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Do Fare Evasion charges appear in criminal record.

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If it was the final charge you pled or were found guilty of--yes.

Joseph A. Lo Piccolo, Esq.
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Was this a $100 fine paid to the Transit Bureau Adjudication Bureau? If YES, it is civil, not criminal.
If it was something else, it depends on what exactly you plead guilty to.

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Sounds like you may have pled "guilty" to a violation, which is not a misdemeanor and not a felony but has its own category and is a non-criminal disposition. If you had gotten an adjournment contemplating dismissal there would be no surcharge and no need for a plea.
Also, why don't you contact your attorney on this?

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