Nashville, TN asked in Criminal Law for Alabama

Q: Is there anyway a person could get another chance on his community corrections violations for failing drug tests

He got out of prison on a appeal almost 2 years ago and recently had a relapse and started using occasional is there a chance to get him some help

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Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Licensed in Alabama

A: Yes, this is up to the judge of course. But, in my experience, a skilled negotiator may be able to get the client in to a drug treatment facility in lieu of prison or a jail sanction. There are a number of factors to consider, such as the nature of the conviction, the clients record of compliance with community corrections, the judge's stance on drug abuse, etc. You need to contact his attorney to get more insight into his odds of avoiding prison.

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