Plea of No Contest, Not-Guilty and Guilty Florida

Fort Lauderdale criminal defense attorney William R. Moore

Criminal defendants are required to enter pleas in each In most cases, the defendant will enter a plea of ‘guilty’ or ‘not guilty,’ according to William R. Moore a defense attorney who has experience all levels of criminal practice, from sex crimes to DUI.

Some defendants prefer to plead ‘nolo contendere,’ which literally means no contest, or that the defendant does not contest the criminal charge or charges he is facing. A plea of nolo contendere is not technically a guilty plea, but it is treated in much the same way.

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