Contractor Stephen B. Nelson, 50, of Woodinville, pleaded guilty in King County District Court to a gross misdemeanor count of unregistered contracting. Judge Ketu Shah ordered Nelson to serve two years probation and repay the victim within two years. He also must undergo a drug and mental health evaluation, follow any treatment recommendations and pay court fees, which may be converted to community service.
If Nelson fails to follow the terms or commits a crime within two years, he will face a $5,000 fine and up to 364 days in jail.
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