Application w/ Misdemeanor

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Application w/ Misdemeanor

Postby dcunnin2 » Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:41 pm

Alright, I hope someone can shed a little insight. I have looked all over, but no one has asked this question.

Well, before we all jump to judgement, 7 years ago (when I was 21) I received a ticket for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia (a rolling paper). Any who, that was my only run in with the law... ever... The legal system takes forever, so it was not until Sept 2012 that I was finally convicted. They were two class B misdemeanors.

Question is, do you know if that counts as two "dependent" related convictions? Or is it just one with two charges? Reason being, I would like to get my CHL and I know that I am not disqualified due to the timeframe of my charges (it is now just over 5 years), but would this not count as one charge? I would find it really silly if they would put them both together.. I was in college for goodness sakes.

Thanks in advance for looking at this for me!

-David

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Re: Application w/ Misdemeanor

Postby RPBrown » Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:14 pm

First, welcome to the forum.
Second, IANAL. If it were me, I think I would get a copy of the court records to see how it was charged. You will need it to send in with your application anyway.
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Re: Application w/ Misdemeanor

Postby infoman » Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:40 pm

The "chemical dependency" thing is only for DWI/DUI's. Your good as long as it's been over 5 years from your conviction date. (Date of disposition)

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Re: Application w/ Misdemeanor

Postby ScottDLS » Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:57 pm

infoman wrote:The "chemical dependency" thing is only for DWI/DUI's. Your good as long as it's been over 5 years from your conviction date. (Date of disposition)

That makes sense if you think about it....a possession misdemeanor doesn’t mean you have ever used / drank. It just means you had some on you. DWI on the other hand means you were either high or drunk. :shock: :shock:
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Re: Application w/ Misdemeanor

Postby BBYC » Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:03 pm

ScottDLS wrote:
infoman wrote:The "chemical dependency" thing is only for DWI/DUI's. Your good as long as it's been over 5 years from your conviction date. (Date of disposition)

That makes sense if you think about it....a possession misdemeanor doesn’t mean you have ever used / drank. It just means you had some on you.
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They could be drug dealers who need to carry because they are at high risk of robbery running a cash business.
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Re: Application w/ Misdemeanor

Postby Keith B » Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:57 pm

BBYC wrote:
ScottDLS wrote:
infoman wrote:The "chemical dependency" thing is only for DWI/DUI's. Your good as long as it's been over 5 years from your conviction date. (Date of disposition)

That makes sense if you think about it....a possession misdemeanor doesn’t mean you have ever used / drank. It just means you had some on you.
:iagree:
They could be drug dealers who need to carry because they are at high risk of robbery running a cash business.


If you were dealing, you would not get a misdemeanor charge. However, you CAN get charged even if it's not yours if it is in the vehicle with you but belongs to someone else.
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Re: Application w/ Misdemeanor

Postby ScottDLS » Thu Sep 28, 2017 8:20 pm

Keith B wrote:
BBYC wrote:
ScottDLS wrote:
infoman wrote:The "chemical dependency" thing is only for DWI/DUI's. Your good as long as it's been over 5 years from your conviction date. (Date of disposition)

That makes sense if you think about it....a possession misdemeanor doesn’t mean you have ever used / drank. It just means you had some on you.
:iagree:
They could be drug dealers who need to carry because they are at high risk of robbery running a cash business.


If you were dealing, you would not get a misdemeanor charge. However, you CAN get charged even if it's not yours if it is in the vehicle with you but belongs to someone else.


You might get a felony charge, but if you get a good attorney you ought to be able to get out with a class b. The paraphernalia charge is a dead giveaway that it’s a minor bust. No self respecting cop is going to throw that on a kilo bust... :evil2:
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