Is there anything I can do to get a better plea deal?

Plea negotiations are a give and take.  There are a variety of factors that go into a plea offer including the type of offense, facts of the case and who you are as a person.  After careful review and discussions with the prosecutor, your Attorney may advise you complete items ahead of time in order [...]

Is there anything I can do to get a better plea deal?2020-07-13T10:56:32-06:00

Are there different types of pleas?

Yes. Typically in exchange for a plea of guilty, the State can offer you time in formal probation, deferred adjudication probation, or jail/prison. Formal Probation Formal probation means the Judge is finding you guilty of your charges however instead of sending you to jail or prison, the Judge puts you on a probation. Probation sentences routinely include [...]

Are there different types of pleas?2020-07-29T13:55:20-06:00

What is a plea?

A plea is an agreement between the state and the defendant to resolve a case.  A defendant will admit their guilt and in exchange for taking responsibility, the state will offer a punishment for the crime. All criminal cases are resolved by either a trial, a plea or a dismissal. When someone enters into a [...]

What is a plea?2020-07-13T09:52:02-06:00
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