Judge grants real estate license to Petitioner who pled guilty to felony possession of cocaine.

Topic: Real Estate, Decided by: Judge Walker 
Docket Number: 1311107 , Decision Date: November 20, 2012 
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Petitioner applied for a real estate salesperson’s license in 2012. In 2007, Petitioner pled guilty to felony possession of cocaine. Petitioner was sentenced to three years of probation and was discharged from the program in 2009. Petitioner testified that a passenger in his car had cocaine and that he was charged with possession even though his drug screen was negative. Petitioner has worked in the real estate industry for years without a problem. Petitioner brought several character witnesses who all testified Petitioner was trustworthy, honest, and competent. The Judge found that Petitioner’s criminal conviction was inconsistent with his character and that Petitioner had a good reputation for integrity, honesty and trustworthiness among, friends, peers, and co-workers. Therefore, the Judge GRANTED Petitioner’s real estate s license.

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