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    Currently attending county drug court as a sentence deferred program

    Hey guys, just a quick update on this drama. I spoke with my counselor about the intentions of my probation officer. Because I’m not technically on probation it made sense to me to raise my concern with the counselor managing my entire “treatment” and to bring it up with her. She was positive...
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    Currently attending county drug court as a sentence deferred program

    You know, you could create a dozen moral (or legal) thought experiments about this, but the bottom line is my explicit set of circumstances left me with zero wiggle room, from a legal standpoint, to risk the chance of going to a jury trial. Even if I had been pulled over for running a stop sign...
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    Currently attending county drug court as a sentence deferred program

    I guess that makes me the king of implausibility because that's exactly what I had. Remember, I wasn't arrested for the 2 pills, I was arrested for a domestic battery charge and they happened to find those 2 pills while searching me. I was told the quantity didn't matter either, except past a...
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    Currently attending county drug court as a sentence deferred program

    I don't know whether I find this comforting or disconcerting, but it was very informative. None of the attorneys I consulted informed me of the option for jury instruction, but I understand now why they advised me not to take it to trial. However, as I understand it, and I really stressed this...
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    Currently attending county drug court as a sentence deferred program

    Oh damnit, I didn't mean to trip it this early into my posts on the forum. Is there any way I can reset this thing? I wish that were true. But I had a paid attorney, and I even shopped around for other attornies. If I take it to trial, all they have to do is prove those pills were in my...
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    Currently attending county drug court as a sentence deferred program

    Thanks to all of you for your advice, I am confident that I understand enough now to make an informed decision. I understand you're not lawyers or legal professionals (obviously) but I was just trying to ask other Uber people in the community to see what you would ultimately do in my position...
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    Currently attending county drug court as a sentence deferred program

    This is a pre-trial program in which you have certain objectives to complete, once the objectives are completed, the charges are dropped and the case dismissed. There are 2 components to the program: the 1st component involves an assigned counselor which monitors your progress through the...
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