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What standards are used to determine early parole for a prisoner in Tennessee?

I had asked the question earlier about if my boyfriend has a plea bargain amount of 35% of 4 years what will he serve. The lawyer that answered said it would depend on his charges. He has 5 or 6 class E felonies for auto burglary and some misdemeanors for vandalism where he didn't steal but broke into the vehicles. We had an attorney and it was my understanding that the maximum...

02/17/2011   |   Category: Criminal » Sentences   |   State: Tennessee   |   #24246

How Much of a Prison Sentence is Served in Tennessee?

If my boyfriend has a plea bargain sentence of 35% of 4 years on a non violent offense, how much time will he likely serve in a Tennessee prison?

02/17/2011   |   Category: Criminal » Sentences   |   State: Tennessee   |   #24244

Are Character Witnesses Allowed at an Arraignment?

I have a friend who recently turned 18 and recently got in trouble with the Tampa police on 11/14/2010 for the first time. He was charged with obstruction of an officer (he ran on foot from the officer. misdemeanor. Class M1) criminal mischief over $1000 (felony. Class F3). He got caught doing graffiti on a building. I am in the army reserves; my question is could I appear with...

11/16/2010   |   Category: Criminal » Sentences   |   State: Florida   |   #23650

What is the Withheld or Deferred Adjudication Statute in Louisiana?


11/10/2010   |   Category: Criminal » Sentences   |   State: Louisiana   |   #23609

Is there a law to allow flat bid prisoners to receive lessor parole upon release?

I have an 18 year old son in prison in NY. He is currently serving a 3 and a half year sentence and told me that there will be a new law passed next September 2011 allowing flat bid prisoners upon release to receive a lessor parole sentence..with this being said, he was given the above sentence with a 5 year parole bid upon release. He was very happy to hear this. i am asking t...

11/06/2010   |   Category: Criminal » Sentences   |   State: New York   |   #23580

How do I get a withheld judgment in Idaho for a criminal offense?

What legal form do i need to get my withheld judgement? I did all i was to do by order of the court. Now i need the withheld judgement so i can get job.

09/15/2010   |   Category: Criminal » Sentences   |   State: Idaho   |   #23175

What is the Law on Sentencing in New Jersey?

My son-in-law went to a strangers car and committed robbery,aggravated assault,and theft of movable property, this is his first offense, what should we expect for sentencing?

07/02/2010   |   Category: Criminal » Sentences   |   State: New Jersey   |   #22571

How is a Life Sentence Measured?

When a defendant is sentenced to a life sentence, does that mean the defendant is sentenced for the rest of his life or is there a set number of years that the defendant is sentenced too (i.e. 20 years, 25 years, etc)?

05/26/2010   |   Category: Criminal » Sentences   |   State: Washington   |   #22239

Can a Sentence Reduction Be Given for a Sex Offense in Texas?

If you have been sentenced for aggravated sexual assault and are in prison can your time be reduced by hiring a attorney?

04/15/2010   |   Category: Criminal » Sentences   |   State: Texas   |   #21795

Does an Inmate Get Credit for Time Served on Violation of Probation Charges in Two Counties?

Does Alaucha County, Florida credit time served in Lake County, Fl for the same VOP's?

04/04/2010   |   Category: Criminal » Sentences   |   State: Florida   |   #21659
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