Bronx, NY asked in Criminal Law for New York

Q: My father pleaded guilty for drug trafficking and was sentence to 20 years in prison in 2007. He is a first offender

Does the reform mandatory minimum sentencing law apply to him ..or is they any law that will to help him out?

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Marco Caviglia Esq.
Marco Caviglia Esq.
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Kingston, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: While I am aware that reform laws have been introduced at the federal level, and your description sounds like a federal sentence, I do not think it has yet been enacted. So if it is made law, one cannot know what its final form and effects will specifically be.

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