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Q: My husband in jail for dv but I didn't press charges. But state pick up. is he goin to get a long time?

The police ask me a domestic violence questionnaire paper n I answer no to all of them n ask if I want to put a po on him n I said. So what will be his chances. N I want him back home.

Jim A Kolosowsky
Jim A Kolosowsky answered on Jun 14, 2017

The amount of jail or prison time your husband will receive is ultimately up to the court. However, it also depends on how the Domestic Violence case was charged. A 1st offense the maximum penalty is 93 days jail. Aggravated Domestic Violence is punishable by up to one year jail. Prior convictions... Read more »

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