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Category: Deferred Entry of Judgment

What Is Deferred Entry Of Judgment In California?

This concept has to do with a person not actually being sentenced and convicted of a crime. The prosecutors and judges will permit this type of resolution in a criminal case in Los Angeles if they’re trying to give the criminal defendant a break or a chance to show them that they don’t deserve to have a criminal conviction on their record. So, typically what will happen is the person will plead guilty to the crime, but the judge will not sentence them. By not sentencing them, that does not cause a conviction to go onto their criminal record. The… Read More