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Old 08-26-2017, 07:17 AM   #1
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I have to turn myself in next friday... But I have a private attorney who told me if I get a job and go to AA meeting.I could possibly show good behavior. I have two jobs and still going to AA meeting.
Is this good behavior defense possible really?
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Old 08-26-2017, 07:52 AM   #2
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What state is this and what crime are you charged with?

"Good behavior" is NOT a defense to committing a crime. It >might< get you a lighter sentence, but it is certainly no defense.
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Theft, of an I-phone (800 dollars they say) while I was intoxicated.
It's a second time similar offense.
I am in Florida.
I am not sure what I can do really.
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Old 08-27-2017, 09:36 PM   #4
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I am not sure what I can do really.
Listen to your attorney. Period.
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Old 08-30-2017, 09:39 AM   #5
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In criminal cases while determining sentence court will consider good behavior of the accused. But it is not a defense and it is up to the discretion of the court.
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