Q: day of sentencing are you physically put on house arrest and is this theday youpay also
In Philadelphia, if you are out on bail and sentenced to house arrest, you will usually be allowed to come back a month later to be put on a monitor. This allows you time to have the phone company install a line and to get the equipment set up. Once you return to court for the surrender, you will have to wait in custody for a period of approximately 48 hours and then a sheriff will take you to your house to finish the house arrest sentence.
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