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Q: friend was convicted in ga of armed robbery 20 years do 15 he has been in jail for 8.5 years is ther a chance to parole

Kimberly Wilder answered on Aug 10, 2018

I am sorry to hear about your friend. In Georgia, a person convicted of Armed Robbery is not eligible for parole. However, the Department of Corrections determines how the defendant's time in confinement is calculated.

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Q: Is it against the law to take someone's wallet and refuse give it back?

Kimberly Wilder answered on Aug 10, 2018

Yes, it is against the law to take someone's wallet without their permission and refuse to give it back. In fact, doing so could lead to you being charged with a theft.

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Q: I had went jail for a false stament to a cop. I have a felony charge.

The reason for the false stament was because i was nerovues scared and i felt so pressured to answer . now i have a felony charge and i do not want to spend time in jail i am young with a baby to take care and this is my first time in 19 years to go to jail . i never had no problems with the law .

Kimberly Wilder answered on Aug 10, 2018

I highly suggest that you hire a lawyer because a conviction for False Statements carries a sentence of 1-5 years in confinement and up to a $1000 fine.

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