If my wife was arrested for not doing community service and she’s pregnant, what will happen to her?

She had 8 hours.

Asked on March 20, 2015 under Criminal Law, Texas


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

The judge will determine what additional measure to impose for failure to do community service.  Your wife could be cited for contempt of court.  The judge could increase the amount of community service and/or impose a fine.  Since she is pregnant, it is unlikely that she will be sentenced to jail.

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