Q: IF THE PROBATION DEPARTMENTS INTEVIEWS YOU BEFORE SENTENCING ARE THEY THINKING ABOUT PROBATION INSTEAD OF JAIL TIME?
AGRAVATED CHILD ABUSE FOUND GUILTY OF 827.03 2A THE PLAINTFF IN THIS CASE IS A TROUBLED CHILD WHO LIE'S FOR ATTENTION. THE DEFENDAND SPANKED HER. AND THE CHILD, A FULL DAY LATER SELF INFLICTED MARKS ON HER BUTOCKS. AND BLAMED THE DEFENDANT. SO THE DEFENDANT PLEADED NOT GUILTY. THE PLAINTIFF ,A STEP CHILD, HAS A LONG HISTORY OF LYING FOR ATTENTION. BUT THE DEFENDANT WAS FOUND GUILTY. DO YOU THINK THERE CONCIDERING PROBATION IN STEAD OF JAIL TIME. THE DEFENDANT HAS 5 OF HER OWN CHILDREN AND NO CHRIMINAL RECORD WHAT SO EVER.
A: It is difficult to say. Your attorney should ask them directly what their recommendation is in order to be properly prepared for sentencing. Also, what the probation department's reasoning is so that you may have an appropriate counter argument and are not caught by surprise.
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