Q: husband has already been to prison 2time in a different state for totally diff charges from where he is now can it used
can my husbands past charges be used against him again if he has already served time for what he did and if the charges are over ten yrs old
A: It depends on what his previous charges were. Enhancement (giving him more time) can happen with certain drug charges if he was charged prior to 11/1/19. They can also be used as a basis, if the new charge involves guns. Finally, they can be used in trail or hearings if they are involving moral turpitude. We will be happy to look into whether his priors will effect his current case. Boeheim Freeman Law - 918-884-7791.
Tracy Tiernan agrees with this answer
A: Yes, they can be used in a variety of ways for a variety of crimes. They can be used to enhance a punishment far beyond the recited punishment range in the statute. It just depends on the type of previous conviction and the type of new charge for wwhich you were arrested. Once you hire an attorney to assist you, we can help you negotiate the situation and fight to protect your freedom and rights.
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