In accordance with the Florida rules of criminal procedure, a defendant has several different options when it comes to pleas, which are pleading guilty, not guilty, or with the consent of court, nolo contendere (no contest).
A plea of nolo contendere with a sentence of probation and a contribution to the violent crimes indemnity fund or court costs will not constitute a conviction under Rhode Island law! For example, A plea of nolo contendere with a sentence of a filing and a contribution to the violent crimes indemnity fund (vcif) will not constitute a conviction under Rhode Island law.However, anything with a fine attached to it will be a conviction under Rhode Island law.
Dr. David Bowen—The California Medical Board has found four causes for discipline: 1. Inability to Practice Medicine Safely Due to Impairment—Doctor has a history of alcohol and drug abuse. He was arrested on 07/12/10 and pleaded nolo contendere to a violation of the vehicle code, a misdemeanor. He was sentenced to five years probation. On or about 10/24/12, the doctor underwent a psychiatric evaluation who concluded that he could not practice medicine safely without restrictions.