Q: If you have been sentenced two years in oklahoma but have a hold in texas do you have to do the full two before transfer
My husband was offered a two year sentence ran consecutive with his three in texas or a four year ran concurrent with his three in texas which he's already done all his time in texas accept for 7 months which would be the best option to take?
A: It would be helpful to know the specifics about your husband's Oklahoma conviction. However, from your information, the 2 year consecutive seems better than a 4 year concurrent. Because, if he has already served all but 7 months in Texas then theoretically he should only have 2 years and 7 months instead of 4 years and 7 months. At anyrate, the department of corrections can increase or decrease his time in for any number of reasons. You should schedule an appoitment with a local Oklahoma criminal defense attorney to discuss the specifics of your husbands case. TJP
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