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Offline jill20

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Reduced Sentencing Help
« on: February 12, 2015, 10:06:38 PM »
Is there any appeal or resources I can reach out to discuss the possible of reducing the 85% requirement for time on a aggreviated DUI charge.  It seems like with the overcrowding of the prison that this would be an option..  Alot of charges get 50 % requirment.  Seeking any help I can get ..

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Offline lvanrs2

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Re: Reduced Sentencing Help
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2015, 05:26:24 AM »
If the state statute requires an 85% sentence for the conviction, then the judge has no leeway to reduce it to 50%.  If the conviction is appealed and he/she is convicted of a lesser charge then any new sentence would be set to the current statute.
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