If you have been charged with a crime there are many things you need to think about before deciding whether to plead guilty or take your case to trial.
A criminal conviction, even for a misdemeanor, can have lifelong consequences beyond the sentence imposed by a court. Talk to your attorney about how a conviction will affect your life, or review The Consequences of Conviction posted on this page.
The Consequences of Conviction is provided for your information. It does not constitute legal advice and is not a complete list of everything that could happen if you are convicted of a crime.