Q: What does “credit for time served of 2 days plus 2 days good and work time for a total of 4 days.” mean?
I wasn’t told I would have to do work release for my DUI, but everyone I know that was convicted of DUI has had to do work release.
A: CLARIFICATION WOULD BE NICE BUT IT SOUNDS LIKE 4 DAYS AND CREDIT FOR PARTS OF 2 DAYS YOU WERE IN CUSTODY. IT SOUNDS LIKE A 4 DAY SENTENCE AND YOU ARE GETTING CR FOR 2 PLUS 2
OR 6 DAYS AND YOU HAVE DONE 2 AND CR FOR 2 MORE GOOD TIME............
I WOULD WANT TO SEE IF YOU ARE EXPLAINING IT CORRECTLY.
THE PERSON TO WHOM YOU SHOULD ASK THAT QUESTION IS YOUR LAWYER,,,,,,RETAINED OR APPOINTED
A: It means you did two actual days (2 actual days can actually be some of one calendar day and some of another, arrested Friday released Saturday would do it) and by statute, you get one day "good time credit" for each actual day you did. Government math for jail, too bad government fines don't work the same way
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