If I had a misdemeanor and received deferred prosecution that resulted in voluntary dismissal, was I ever officially convicted of a crime?

Asked on August 31, 2014 under Criminal Law, North Carolina

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

If there was a voluntary dismissal how could there be a conviction?  They are contradictory.  Are you worried about your criminal record and how to answer on a job application?  So you were never convicted but you were arrested.  And you should consider having the arrest record expunged.  Good luck.


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