What to do if while out on bond my son was arrested for driving without a license and fleeing from the police?

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What to do if while out on bond my son was arrested for driving without a license and fleeing from the police?

He had his trial and pled guilty and received a sentence of 2 years which he completed in one. Although he completed his sentence for the 2nd offense, he remains incarcerated because his bond on the first case was increased. He has been offered a deal of 2 years on the first case. If he agrees to this will he received credit for the 1 year he served for driving without a license and running or just the 4 months he has been locked up since? Can he receive and “extended sentence” because of the 2nd offense?

Asked on March 16, 2013 under Criminal Law, Illinois

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

I suggets that your son consult with a criminal defense attorney to see what the besyt deal he can arange in order to be freed from jail. In reality the matter that you have written about is one of negotiation with the district attorney's office.


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