Post conviction relief available from stay of adjudication?

No post conviction relief available for stay of adjudication

Defendant resolved his case under a stay of adjudication.  He successfully completed probation and the charge was dismissed.  Thereafter, defendant brought a petition for post conviction relief.   The Minnesota Court of Appeals concluded that because he received a stay of adjudication and had been discharged from probation, defendant could not seek relief under the post conviction statute.  Affirmed.

Johnston v. State, A19-0672, Olmsted County.

Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.

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