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The Endgame — Sentencing and Sentencing Guidelines

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At the end of the day, jail is almost never the answer. Study after study shows that jail rarely helps prevent future crime. In cases where the judge requires punishment, our clients are rarely sentenced to jail. We have had great success persuading judges to impose community service, fines, or counseling rather than jail. Unfortunately, in a few cases, incarceration is unavoidable.  Some people go to jail, some go to prison — for days or for years. However, hiring a good criminal defense attorney will give you the best chance at staying out of jail or minimizing any jail time when it is unavoidable. Read More