nolo contendere


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(law) an answer of 'no contest' by a defendant who does not admit guilt but that subjects him to conviction

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0139(3)(a)2 to provide "Has been found guilty of, regardless of adjudication, or has entered a plea of guilty or nolo contendere to, a charge [begin strikethrough]charges[end strikethrough] under any of the following statutes or substantially similar statutes of other jurisdictions, where the crime charged is a sexual crime or a sexually motivated crime and the victim is a person under 18 years of age.
These cases involve defendants who either entered a plea of nolo contendere, or entered an Alford Plea.
Banks pleaded nolo contendere, was sentenced to seven years probation, and was ordered to pay full restitution, court costs, fees, and fines.
When the defendant enters a guilty or nolo contendere plea, rather than proceeding to trial, the two-part test above still applies; however, the prejudice prong "focuses on whether counsel's constitutionally ineffective performance affected the outcome of the plea process.
Souders pleaded nolo contendere, was sentenced to 12 months probation, and was ordered to pay full restitution, court costs, and fees.
Paid pursuant to a conviction or plea of guilty or nolo contendere in a criminal proceeding;
Chadda before the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, Van Nuys Division, Case Number 2VN01233, Chadda pled nolo contendere to driving under the influence of alcohol with a .
Bamberger pleaded nolo contendere and was sentenced to 24 months probation, five months electronic monitoring, and was ordered to pay full restitution, court costs, fines, and fees.
Many local school boards regard pleas of no contest, or nolo contendere, regardless of withhold of adjudication, as prior offenses.
14, 2003, after he pled nolo contendere to driving under the influence of alcohol and driving on a suspended license.
Negrete pleaded nolo contendere and was sentenced to 36 months probation and was ordered to pay full restitution and court fees.
and [begin strikethrough]having been convicted or found guilty of, or having entered a plea of nolo contendere or guilty, regardless of adjudication, to attempts or offenses relating to sexual battery (ch.
170(1) provides: "A defendant who pleads guilty or nolo contendere without expressly reserving the right to appeal a legally dispositive issue may file a motion to withdraw the plea within 30 days after rendition of sentence, but only upon the grounds specified in Fla.
His plea at that time of nolo contendere to a perjury charge landed him on probation with the Medical Board of California for two years.
Dutcher pled nolo contendere and was sentenced to one year probation and ordered to pay restitution and costs.