Q: If a person is charged with a drug offense while on special parole in CT does the special parole override the conviction
Charged with a possession of narcotics and offered two years but still have 11 months left on special parole.
A: I would suggest that you consult with your lawyer who is negotiating the plea deal on the drug case concerning the ramifications of the time you owe on special parole. In my experience the Commissioner of Corrections has handled the time owed differently over the many cases I have handled involving client's who owed time on special parole. You should expect to serve your time owed on special parole in addition to the time you owe on your new plea offer.
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