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My friend in on 5 year felony
parole he has 2 years left to
complete. He skipped his court
date cause he didnt have the money
to pay and moved out of state, he
has a warrant for his arrest. Is
there anyway for him to take care
of this without having to do jail
time. If not how much jail time
would he have to do?
Asked on August 7, 2017 under Criminal Law, Louisiana
M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 3 years ago | Contributor
Probably not, however without knowing all of the facts of your case, it's hard to say. Missing a court date, especially under the circumstances, is a serious matter. At this point, your boyfriend needs to consult wih a criminal law attorney as soon as possible. They can best advise him further.
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