Arlington, TX asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: If I have 18 months jail credit on 1 case and 8 months credit on 2nd case do I receive jail credit on both cases

Charges are ran concurrent with 15 year sentence on each case do I receive the 18 months plus the 8 on second charge,, cases in Louisiana

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Roy Lee Warren

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • San Marcos, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: If your cases are in Louisiana you need to ask your question there because +your case is under state law an states can differ. But in Texas, yes, generally credit is given on both but only if you have been charged for the offense already. You do not get credit for time served on the second offense if you have not even been charged yet.

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