Q: Hi, my son was waive as an adult he is 17years old.
He had multiple charges as a juvenile for carjacking, arm robbery, consp to commit carjacking, burglary, theft and three years ago he was charge Invasion of privacy cyber harassment, he was on probation and he went to a group home for therapy which he completed. When they waived him to the adult court the prosecutor requested 5 years of sentence plus 3 years of parole. We are awaiting for the court sentence but now some one told me my son could be eligible for PTI program. That's my question is he eligible?
A: Due to the serious nature of the crimes he is probably not eligible. A lawyer would need to review his case however to give you an answer more than just a probable. However expect to pay that attorney for his time (hourly rate) to evaluate the case as you are seeking legal advise and attorneys charge for this. Although most of us offer a free in office consultation your questions is way beyond the scope of the free initial consultations that some of us lawyers offer.
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