I took a plea to a Stay of Adjudication, and was told there was going to be a PSI before my next court date. I also noticed that something was crossed out and guilty plea was written above it, witch I didn't do or notice. I then was unable to make it court and notified the court house and asked for a new date but did not get one! A warrant was issued and I then sat in jail for 3 weeks with no bail and no speedy trial. When I went in front of the judge I explained my situation that (My car had been stolen) but she did not care! She then revoked my plea. The judge then offered me time served and a straight felony plea, which I then asked if I could at least get a Say of Imposition and she agreed. First can the judge do that? And isn't that like Double Jeopardy or something like that
The full facts with all details are not known. You criminal history, if any, is a salient detail to know. As to the legal principle of double jeopardy, I suggest you simply google for law dictionary definitions and then confer with an experienced attorney as need be. I urge you to seek the legal advice you need for your personal situation from your own attorney. In the event you lack a sense of basic trust and confidence in your attorney, I suggest you pay another attorney to provide you with a formal second legal opinion. Best to you!
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The judge can revoke the stay if you violate the terms. Not sure if you did as this would require an investigation. Normally you could withdraw from your plea agreement when the judge rejects it but that is a complicated legal subject not suitable for this exchange.
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