Can my deferred prosecution be revoked?

If I got a charged for DV-4 while on a deferred prosecution for a DUI, will this cause it to be revoked?

Asked on February 25, 2016 under Criminal Law, Washington


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Quite probably. This is because it is standard for the terms of a deferred prosecution to provide that during the time of the deferreal, the individual in question refrain from engaging in any criminal behavior. Otherwise, the terms will be considered to have been violated and it will be revoked. To be certain, read the documents that you were given concerning this. Otherwise, you can consult directly with a criminal law attorney in your area.

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