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Do I Always Get Time Credit?

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I was taken into custody due to a new arrest. The bail was too high for my family to pay. I remained in jail due to the high bail. In addition, I was on probation at the time [...]

DUIs & Bad Offers

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I have a terrible juvenile record. I have really cleaned up since I was a kid. I just got a DUI, which is my first offense as an adult. Its a 3 day mandatory minimum. The DA [...]

Concurrency on Mandatory Sentences

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“If I have two open cases and both are mandatory minimum cases, can I be sentenced to concurrent time?” -Huntley H. The short answer is yes, Huntley. Imagine you [...]

Maximum Marijuana Penalities

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“What is the maximum sentence possible for selling marijuana?” Although many marijuana dealing cases end in probation, there are many people serving jail time and [...]

Megan’s Law Mandatory Sentencing

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Today’s question is my own: Did the legislature pass new law that has mandatory minimums for Megan’s Law related crimes? I was in court yesterday doing a [...]

Mandatory Minimums for Cocaine

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What is the Mandatory Minimum for 14 grams of coke in PA? If you have never been convicted of PWID in the United States and no gun was found or involved in the case at all, [...]