Q: My mom forged and delivered 5 opiate scripts during bipolar episodes. Whats your jail time guess?
She's Stage 5 manic bipolar with doctors records. She was arrested at the beginning of last year for forging and "cashing" 5 oxy scripts, and shes been indicted. She since has gotten on suboxone and moved to Louisiana in with me, and held a couple jobs, more than before. She has a decent moral case, as well as mental. She will be stuck with a public defender and I'm trying to help gather a case in this speedy process.
A: It really depends on how exactly she was indicted, and under what particular statute. You should consider getting with a criminal defense attorney so that you can discuss more of the facts and circumstances of her case. Feel free to reach out to any attorney on here by clicking the contact information next to their name. Most attorneys, myself included, are willing to provide a free consultation to see how you can be helped.
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