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Sentencing Calculation

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I got a state sentence on a new case; on some of the charges I got consecutive time and on some of the charges I got concurrent time. I also went before my back judge and got [...]

What Does Nunc Pro Tunc Mean?

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What does Nunc Pro Tunc mean? My lawyer tells me that I missed the deadline to file my motion but she can file it Nunc Pro Tunc. She tried to explain it to me, but I [...]

Work Release while on house arrest?

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Can I get work release if I have been previously sentenced to house arrest and work release was not granted during the original sentencing hearing? Yes, the conditions of [...]

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 [...]

No double convictions

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“My husband and brother-in-law are charged with attempted burglary and criminal conspiracy to commit burglary. If they are convicted, can they be punished separately [...]

Restitution For Theft Of Timber

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Today I got one of those questions that makes me scratch my head and hit the books. My new client is alleged to have cut down a quarter acre’s worth of his [...]

Talking to the District Attorney

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My cousin got in trouble, but he has never been arrested before. I think the District Attorney is prosecuting him way too hard. I want to contact the DA’s office and [...]
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