Q: How long does someone have to do in jail for not appearing to their halfway house when they'r supposed to?
My boyfriend was arrested for leaving for work with a pass from the halfway house but not returning on time.
A: It depends on what happens at court. If he's charged with escape, the consequences could be severe. If there's a good explanation as to why he didn't return on time, the matter could be resolved without any jail. Hard to tell. He needs to have an attorney representing him.
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