If I take deferred judgment for felony conviction, what happens to my criminal history record during the period of deferred judgment?

Will I still have final felony conviction on record while I’m under the period of deferred judgment (1-3 years probation or with given terms)?

Asked on February 12, 2013 under Criminal Law, California


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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country, if you take deferred judgment there will be a conviction as to you for the crime. However, if you pass the terms of the court probation, the criminal conviction will be removed as a matter of law.

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