What is a plea agreement?
Many times a plea agreement (disposition) is made between the assistant district attorney and the defense attorney. A plea agreement can be made anytime up to the time of trial. A plea agreement can be made for the charges to which a defendant will plead, the sentence he/she will receive, or both. The plea agreement is presented to a judge. The judge can accept or reject the plea. If the judge rejects the plea agreement, the case is still open. If the judge accepts the plea, there will not be a trial. The judge will give the defendant the sentence that is agreed to in the plea agreement.

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