Q: My boyfriend has these charges (#1)2c:18-2a(1) (#2)2c-20-3a (#3)2c:-18-3b (#4)2c:-18-3b (#5) 2c:18-2a(1)
He is currently on probation, this will be his 3rd violation of probation. Is there any chance of him getting out ? If not, how many years is he facing?
A: Third violation of probation, by commission of Burglary will invite a motion to remand to county jail. But he is presumed not guilty. It may be possible to avoid going to jail until trial. But he will need an experienced attorney and their work is cut out for them. On just the burglary alone he is likely facing 10 years. So I would take this very seriously.
A: He's looking on just one charge the burglary charge 10 years add in the others and he's really looking at a lot of time. With his priors pre-trial release is not likely and if he did the crime and is looking for a plea he may want to consider staying in for now as time is easier to do in county then in state prison, at least that's what most of my clients say. If he is not guilty then best to be out now, so everything depends on his true guilt or innocence on what he should do and his position in regards to where he serves time.
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