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What does convicted mean?

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The legal definition of convicted is one whom a court has officially determined is guilty of a criminal offense. That determination is made at the conclusion of a criminal prosecution or after the entry of a plea of guilty.

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1 : to find or prove to be guilty

2 : to convince of error or sinfulness

3 : a person on which crime proved or a person who declare his crime called convicted

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Yes. If you were not convicted your verdict would have been "not guilty.'


The term convicted means accused, for instance if you are convicted of a murder, someone is accusing you of that murder. The proper definition is to find or prove to be guilty, to convince of error or sinfulness.


Subsequently means afterwards, for example: He avoided being jail for that crime but was subsequently convicted for another criminal act.


No By Eliesyn Velez and Mrs.Brain's


Exactly what it says: If you have ever been convicted of any criminal offense, you would have to answer YES.If you had been convicted of a criminal offense but you were later pardoned you would answer NO.


Plead or found guilty of a crime in a court of law.


If you are legally "Convicted" then Adjudication IS NOT Withheld....the whole reason for a Judge to have the option of Adj With is to stop short of convicting....IF you have a felony charge - and adjudication is withheld - you are not convicted....


Yes, entering a guilty plea is the same as being convicted of the crime that the person was charged with.


It means that you're found "not guilty" and you don't have to go to jail.


Convicted felons are considered mean, dishonest, and short tempered. An employer may not want to hire them because they are afraid they'll steal or hurt someone


If he is a felon, that would mean he has been convicted of a felony. Once convicted, there is no statute of limitations.


Convicted is a verb (past tense of convict) and an adjective (a convicted felon).


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i wanted to know do i put yes or no whenit ask if im a convicted felon and i fall under the first offender law


It means that judge or a jury was convinced by the evidence that it was you that committed the offense, and they have found you guilty.


It means that you were found guilty of whatever traffic offense you were ticketed for by the police.


it is the level of suspended sentence one receives when convicted


For those convicted of misdemeanors - jail. For those convicted of felonies - prison.


The president can grant clemency to someone convicted of a crime. Clemency can mean the sentence is either shortened or waived for that person. As for compensation for wrongful imprisonment, the president does not give any compensation. Once out of prison, the convicted can sue for compensation, but the president has nothing to do with that.


Unless you have received an 'Adjudication Withheld' sentence - or "probation before judgement" - it DOES usually mean that you have been convicted. If you weren't the court would not have the authority to order you into treatment and rehab.


If you have not been convicted, you are NOT a felon.


Can convicted felons get disability


No the weapon first has to be found, then only can a person be convicted.


No. A "pardon" means that only his sentence has been pardoned. it does NOT mean that his crime or offense is wiped clean. He is still a convicted felon, just as if he had served the full term of his sentence in prison. As a convicted felon he may never own, or be in possession of, firearms.



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