Without looking at the court records myself, it sounds as though the judge allowed for the matter to be taken "under advisement" for a period and then dismissed the matter as complied with law. If that is what happened, then they were not convicted because "convicted" means "found guilty." Their true status is somewhere in between.
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It sounds like a program which allows a person to avoid a conviction if a probationary period is satisfied.
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It appears as if he or she was not convicted. The courts in Virginia have the ability to withhold a finding a guilt and eventually dismiss the case even if a person enters a plea of guilty.
If you are asking the question for yourself, talk tto an attorney to verify the record, and be careful before filling out paperwork indicating that you don't have a conviction.
If you are considering an expungement, you should also talk to an attorney to see if the matter can legally be expunged from your record.