Columbus, IN asked in Criminal Law for Indiana

Q: I was charged in 2015 for 2 level 6 felonies bailed out and was on bail for 2 yrs was sentenced to five years probation

Which was 2 900 day consecutive sentences I competed one and PTR in 2020 also getting a level 5 felony when I got arrested. Then I did 210 days in jail and they only gave me 76 days credit shouldn't it have been I got a day for every day I did in jail? Two for one?

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Andrew L. Bennett
Andrew L. Bennett
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Valparaiso, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: If you had an attorney, you should contact your attorney to make sure the credit time is correctly allocated. Jail credit for a Level 6 is day for day and on the Level 5 it is one for four.

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