Legal Question in Criminal Law in Washington

Pleading guilty vs. being convicted...

If you plead guilty to a felony charge, is it considered the same as being convicted of a felony? If not, what are the differences?

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Asked on 5/04/07, 2:40 pm

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Paul Ferris Law Office of Paul T. Ferris

Re: Pleading guilty vs. being convicted...

A person who enters a plea of guilty to a particular charge is considered convicted of that charge, whether it is a felony or misdemeanor.

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Answered on 5/04/07, 3:52 pm

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