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if i plea not guilty to a felony and found guilty what will happen?
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if i plea not guilty to a felony and found guilty what will happen?


2008-10-01 01:48:35 +0000
greatly depends on the offense and where you live.
if your a first time offender
your age
anywhere from fines and probation to prison time
look up your state and offense and get a rough estimate of what your looking at

2008-10-01 01:51:01 +0000
no matter what you plea, you can always be found guilty...but only if you plea not guilty can you be found not guilty...but anyways not matter how or what they plea, if they are found guilty they get the punishment for that crime. Now, if you plead guilty, the defense tries to find a lighter punishment, but if you plead not guilty, they don't have time to fight for you a less harsh punishment, so if you know you did the crime, you will get less time than if you plead not guilty and are found guilty

2008-10-01 01:48:47 +0000
They say that you will get a harder punishment, but I am not so sure. One piece of advice I give, is that if you did not do it, do not plead guilty, I did and I have regretted it ever since.

2008-10-01 01:49:03 +0000
you go to jail

2008-10-01 01:47:20 +0000
You go to jail...usually with the maximum sentence

2008-10-01 01:47:23 +0000
Most likely they will be mad at you and give you a bigger penalty?

2008-10-01 01:54:32 +0000
hopefuly they wouldnt find out if u are guilty..

2008-10-01 01:47:40 +0000
Jail time!!

2008-10-01 01:48:04 +0000
you'll have to serve time or do whatever the courts tell you to do. i think if you admit the guilt they will lessen your sentence for being honest. so tell the truth!

2008-10-01 01:47:27 +0000
You would probably get a longer time than if you pleaded guilty.

2008-10-01 01:49:18 +0000
more than likely depending on the severity of your felon and your age. you may either go to jail or do community service. no matter what you are gonna have to pay some hefty fees. if your guilty and you know it why not just plea guilty, it will make it easier on you and your wallet.

2008-10-01 01:47:52 +0000
Just plea guilty if you're guilty and not guilty if you're not guilty. Then you don't have to worry about it

2008-10-01 01:48:29 +0000
What is the charge? I can help you a lot more if you explain what it is because I am a criminal justice major in school!

2008-10-01 01:47:57 +0000
You will be charged for lying under oath; I don't remember what its called. You can get time in jail.

2008-10-01 01:49:10 +0000
If you are found guilty, then obviously you will be sentenced for as long as the judge decides. The reason people plea guilty to these things is so that they can get a shorter sentence. I suggest that if you know you are guilty, you plea guilty.


2008-10-01 01:48:23 +0000
you will do some time, but at the same time, if you plea guilty...you are waiving all of your rights...so that is why it is in your best interest to plea not guilty.

2008-10-01 01:48:29 +0000
You'll be sentenced for said felony. EVERYONE pleas not-guilty. The jails are full of innocent people, you know.

2008-10-01 01:47:25 +0000
You will become a convicted felon.

2008-10-01 01:48:22 +0000
well you will go to jail and the time sentenced will depend on the severity of the crime with which you are being charged

2008-10-01 01:47:22 +0000
you'll get arrested for your guilty crime as if you plead guilty

2008-10-01 01:47:27 +0000
depends on the felony.

2008-10-01 01:54:50 +0000
I am not an attorney; however, I suggest pleaing not guilty even if you are. That makes the prosecuting attorney 1. work a little harder and 2. question his ability to prove your guilt.......

You will at least have a chance at a plea bargain.....which will be a lighter sentence( you want that if you are guilty)......UNLESS you and your defense council is sure (and in law- there is never a 100% chance) and by this i mean you could have the world's strogest case and still lose. So as opposed to sure, I will use confident that you have a strong case demonstrating your innocence.

2008-10-01 01:54:50 +0000
Do you have a private attorney?
Do you have a court appointed defense attorney?

You should not use chat forums such as this to reconcile such a very important issue in your life. Felony convictions are bad stuff with which you surely don't want to be saddled.

Talk with a professional. If you're unable to afford one of your choice, every state in the Union must have a Public Defender made available to represent your interests.

One word of caution, though. Remember, you get lucky sometimes but usually you get what you pay for.

Good luck.

2008-10-01 01:48:24 +0000
If it's just a normal court date, they will set you a trial date.
A trial date...no idea.
Hell i don't know tho

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