Can I get into trouble for a minor crime that happened before a felony sentencing and before I was put on probation?

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Can I get into trouble for a minor crime that happened before a felony sentencing and before I was put on probation?

I was charged with a misdemeanor before sentencing of a felony. The felony went smoothly and the minor crime was never brought up. But the conviction of the minor crime happened after I was on probation? Can I get into trouble for violating probation or in any trouble with that crime? I broken parole not probation.

Asked on April 1, 2011 under Criminal Law, Minnesota

Answers:

MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 10 years ago | Contributor

Yes absolutely your probation can be impacted and of course your felony sentencing will be impacted once the prosecutor runs your criminal record. Here is the issue: you appear to have admitted to two crimes, so you may wish to discuss with your criminal defense attorney. Your probation may be revoked and you may be required to serve an enhanced term based on having committed a separate crime after conviction of the felony. Your defense attorney (if experienced enough) may be able to negotiate with the prosecution and court to avoid enhanced sentencing or concurrent terms so you won't have to spend a separate term in jail for the second crime.


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