Yes. You could have been sentenced upon conviction to jail on the first one, but that is not often the case for a first time offender. Now you are a repeat offender, so while jail might be unlikely, the court might sentence you to 3 years probation, for example. In other words, the more one repeats, the worse the sentencing gets typically.Ask a similar question
Technically yes but realistically No.
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If the first case is already dismissed and sealed you may be treated as a first offender. Hopefully the DA's Office will not check your name in their computer reocrds.
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