Q: A person has a 10 years sentence, 4 years - 6 months suspended, and 5 years probation. How time is actually served?
A: I think the rule of thumb is to expect 85 percent. That's not a hard and fast rule I don't think but that's been my experience on felonies in Virginia. So if my math is right that should be about 4 years 8 months then subtract any time served... but I believe this can vary.
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