What is unsupervised probation?

Defendants who are convicted of, or take pleas to, misdemeanor offenses are often placed on unsupervised probation. Most people have some idea of what probation entails, but few know what unsupervised probation is. Unsupervised probation comes with some conditions, and it is important to understand those before accepting a plea that will place you on probation.

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Minor in Possession Penalties

A minor in possession of alcohol charge is a misdemeanor, meaning that if you are convicted, you will have a criminal conviction on your record. There is no expungement of criminal convictions in Arizona, which means the conviction will stay on your record forever. For this reason, it is important to take the charge seriously to try to avoid a criminal conviction.

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