Can you get probation for fleeing a peace officer in a vehicle, and it's your first offense? 9 Answers as of August 02, 2013

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Charles M. Schiff, Attorney at Law
Charles M. Schiff, Attorney at Law | Charles M. Schiff
Yes, you can and likely would get a probationary sentence under your circumstances. You should be aware, however, that a judge can execute jail time as a condition of probation. This means that you will likely be put on probation but you also may be required to serve some jail time.
Answer Applies to: Minnesota
Replied: 8/2/2013
Gregory Casale Attorney at Law
Gregory Casale Attorney at Law | Gregory Casale
You can if you have a good lawyer, a decent prosecutor and a judge that is not completely pro-prosecution. Call a good Criminal Defense lawyer in your area.
Answer Applies to: Massachusetts
Replied: 8/2/2013
Lawrence Lewis
Lawrence Lewis | Lawrence Lewis, PC
If you have the right attorney, but a conviction still suspends your license.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 8/2/2013
Law Office of Brendan M. Kelly
Law Office of Brendan M. Kelly | Brendan M. Kelly
Yes, but get an attorney. Punishment depends on the nature of the crime, prior history.
Answer Applies to: Nebraska
Replied: 8/2/2013
Law Office of Jeff Yeh
Law Office of Jeff Yeh | Jeff Yeh
Instead of worrying about probation or not, you need to focus your attention on how you can avoid being convicted. Time to shop for a lawyer.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/2/2013
    Michael Breczinski
    Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
    That depends on the judge and the facts of the case.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan
    Replied: 8/2/2013
    The Rogers Law Firm
    The Rogers Law Firm | Andrea Storey Rogers
    Yes, it's possible. You need to hire an attorney to represent you. That's your best option if you want to try and get the charge reduced to a lesser offense and get probation.
    Answer Applies to: Missouri
    Replied: 8/2/2013
    Chambers Law Firm
    Chambers Law Firm | Dan E. Chambers
    You can, but a lot more factors need to be taken into account.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 8/2/2013
    Timothy J. Thill P.C.
    Timothy J. Thill P.C. | Timothy J. Thill
    I would say that fleeing and eluding the police, if charged as a misdemeanor, could be probationable. Of course, everything depends on your criminal background and the facts of the case.
    Answer Applies to: Illinois
    Replied: 8/2/2013
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