Q: Can a deferred sentence be reduced over time?
My husband has a 7 year deferred sentence. He has done one year so far. He has all his fees paid off and only has 3 more classes left that we're court ordered. I was just wondering if it was possible to get his sentence reduced anytime.
A: There is a method of reviewing his sentence but can only be accomplished with the consent of the District Attorney at this point. It would take hiring a good criminal defense attorney who could possibly get the DA to agree. At that point the attorney could file the paperwork to get the case back in front of the sentencing Judge. The Judge must agree also.
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