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Pleading Guilty to a Criminal Charge

Pleading Guilty to a Criminal Charge

A criminal conviction can seriously affect the rest of your life. Understand what it means to “plead guilty” to a criminal charge, and learn the steps involved in the process.

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People's Law School
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pleading guilty, charged with a crime, sentences, diversion (alternative measures), particulars, initial sentencing position, speaking to the judge, Dial-A-Law