Breaux Bridge, LA asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana

Q: My fiancée was sentenced to 5 years under 15:529.1 second offense theft non violent. He got time served calculated and

Was told to take any and all self help. It said no probation or demolition of sentence but did not say no parole. Can he be eligible for parole? This is Louisiana.

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Andre Robert Belanger
Andre Robert Belanger
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: Yes. the habitual offender statute flattens and eliminates an early release for "good time" but is not a bar for parole for non-violent offense. Assuming this is no worse than a second felony offense he should be eligible. Have him look at his master record. his "PED" date will list when he can obtain parole.

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