I have had a DUI but was put on court supervision and completed it so it is off my record. But I am currently going through something now but my lawyer is working out a plea deal. So I don\'t know if I check yes or no.
Ask your lawyer. Ordinarily, with supervision, if you have successfully completed the terms, the conviction disappears. That is what supervision is supposed to mean. And, ordinarily, if you have not pleaded to or otherwise been convicted of an offense, then you have not been convicted of an offense, even if a plea deal is in the works. However, this is really a question to put to your lawyer, since you have one, who will be happy to answer the question and give you legal advice, as no one on this list can do
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Your DUI was not a conviction. If you haven't pled or been found guilty in your present case, that would not be a conviction either.
Regardless of what the application asks and how you handle it, the criminal justice system is a public record so, if anyone does a real background check on you, practically, they will know about it. Maybe it matters and maybe it doesn't.
You have to carefully read the question. If it only asks about convictions the answer is no. But if it also asks about pleas of guilty or no contest the answer would be yes. I agree with previous answers that it is likely a record check will show the circumstances surrounding your previous case, and the likelihood that your current case is pending. But I would not volunteer information beyond the scope of the question asked. Any additional questions should be addressed to the lawyer who represented, or currently represents you.
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