Kalamazoo, MI asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Michigan

Q: What is the shortest amount of time a inmate has to serve on a 120 month federal sentence? he has almost two years in?

My boyfriend was sentenced sept 2019 and had already been detained since august 2018 his release date has changed from the one listed on bop.gov and it doesn’t include halfway house or home confinement what is the minimum amount of time he will actually have to serve in the bop system if he stays out of trouble and does programming? He is also safety valve eligible as well as eligible under the first step act.

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Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Way too many moving parts in the federal system to give a concise answer here. Best guess is some amount of time less than 120 months. Your boyfriend will get the best answer from his counselor.

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