Hawthorne, CA asked in Criminal Law for California

Q: My uncle was arrested for like the 6th or 7th time for transportation with the intent to sale,how much time is he facing

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Joseph Abrams
Joseph Abrams
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Anaheim, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: If this is his 6th or 7th time as you say, he has likely already done prison time on priors, which will give some idea of how much he will get this time, which will almost certainly be more than his last case.

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John Karas
John Karas
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Temecula, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: With so many priors, your uncle is facing significant jail time. After 2 prior convictions of H&S 11360, the charges could and likely has been in the past charged as a felony in which case he's facing 2, 3 or 4 years (low, mid and high term) in jail per the statute.

Given his record (with likely probation violations on top of that), your uncle needs a skilled and experienced criminal defense lawyer who specializes in unlawful stops/search and seizure. Not simply a negotiator like a public defender or many attorneys who will simply plead him out.

https://johnkaraslaw.com/

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