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Q: If you are a recidivist are you sentences under O.C.G.A. (A) and (C) 17-10-7(A) and(C)? T or F
Jermario L Davis
Jermario L Davis answered on Jan 31, 2020

It depends on your criminal history. 17-10-7(a) only requires a single prior felony conviction whereby the defendant was sentenced to "confinement" in a penal institution. 17-10-7(c) requires that the defendant have three prior felony convictions "at the time" of the latest... Read more »

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Q: Best/worse case scenario for person facing robbery, but has no prior convictions?
Jermario L Davis
Jermario L Davis answered on Jan 30, 2020

Robbery is a very serious offense. It carries a sentence of 1 to 20 years of confinement. The sentence for robbery can be probated depending on the circumstances, negotiations, etc. In my personal experience, the fact that the defendant has no prior history does not have a great impact on... Read more »

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