How long is a confidential informant deal enforceable?

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How long is a confidential informant deal enforceable?

I got in trouble for selling a small amount of drugs. I made a plea deal that included becoming a confidential informant. This was 8 years ago. I got arrest for unpaid fines recently and when they released me, they told me I have to live up to the original agreement or I will go back to jail for it. What can I do?

Asked on May 16, 2014 under Criminal Law, Pennsylvania

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Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country, the time period of a confidential reliable informant agreement is set forth in the presumed written agreement signed by a representative of law enforcement and the informant and his or her attorney as well. Based upon what you have written about, I suggest that you consult with a criminal defense attorney in your locality. One can be found on attorneypages.com.


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