I have got 2 UPM tickets within the past month so i haven't been convicted of the first one yet so I'm really curious about what they're going to do and if UPMs will go on record. i also don't have any priors of any kind.
if the only charge is UPM and this is your first offense then you would be entitled to receive a MACD which means that the case will be dismissed and sealed after a year. On the second ticket you may or may not get a MACD but you could technically receive a regular ACD which works the same way but the case would be over and done and sealed in six months. If that doesnt work you can possibly get a Disorderly Conduct which is a violation and NOT a crime (that has nothing to do with marijuana) and possibly have to pay a fine. Worst case scenario if all of the above arent offered UPM is also only a violation and not a crime so you would not have a criminal record.
At the same place and the same time, probably ACD's where the charges are adjourned 6 months to a year and then dismissed. BUT, at your rate, try and avoid a 3rd or 4th. Seriously, the ACD's are 1 or 2 time things. You can't get a break every time. Either stop using or do it at home.
I stand by my answer. Legally you cannot receive two marijuana ACDs I checked with a criminal court judge who also agreed with me. Does that mean that a judge couldn't erroneously do this; of course not. It's possible if you weren't fingerprinted for these offenses that a judge may not be aware of the first case and issue a second one. I've seen it happen - and it's doubtful that anything bad will come from it if it did. As for having a criminal record, there is no possible way that you can have a criminal record as a result of two UPM cases as marijuana has been decriminalized and it is not longer a crime just to possess it. This isn't a question of you "should" be able to get a non-criminal disposition; you can ONLY get a non-criminal disposition if the only charges are UPM.
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