C&F/Disclosure Question

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Milo42
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C&F/Disclosure Question

Postby Milo42 » Wed Nov 23, 2011 6:32 pm

I have an arrest for public intoxication (misdemeanor) that was dismissed "on motion of DA" when I pled no contest to a disturbing the peace charge (infraction). Some of my schools ask only misdemeanor and felony convictions. Do I have to disclose this for these schools?

How do I word this? Do I have to explain the event/say how I ended up getting arrested or can I just give the date, what the arrest was for, and the resolution?

In other words should I put:

(A) (story/explanation)

On [Date], I was arrested and charged for public intoxication. I had spent the day drinking with friends and went to a party at night. The police noticed me stumbling around the back parking lot, determined that I was drunk, and arrested me. I was charged with public intoxication, a misdemeanor. I pled guilty to a charge of disturbing the peace (infraction) and the original public intoxication charge was dismissed.

Or

(B) [no story]

On [Date], I was arrested and charged for public intoxication, a misdemeanor. I pled guilty to a charge of disturbing the peace (infraction) and the original public intoxication charge was dismissed.


Thank you so much for your help, I really appreciate it!
Last edited by Milo42 on Wed Nov 23, 2011 6:34 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: C&F/Disclosure Question

Postby 03121202698008 » Wed Nov 23, 2011 6:34 pm

Second one. No story.

Milo42
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Re: C&F/Disclosure Question

Postby Milo42 » Wed Nov 23, 2011 6:37 pm

blowhard wrote:Second one. No story.


Thank you for your quick reply!

I also have a few disciplinary issues (housing violations), should I treat them the same way or do they need a short narrative? One of them was somewhat complex so I'm including a story.

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Re: C&F/Disclosure Question

Postby 03121202698008 » Wed Nov 23, 2011 6:39 pm

Milo42 wrote:
blowhard wrote:Second one. No story.


Thank you for your quick reply!

I also have a few disciplinary issues (housing violations), should I treat them the same way or do they need a short narrative? One of them was somewhat complex so I'm including a story.


The bare minimum necessary to understand the charge. Nothing more.




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