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Daniel James Sabol

Columbus Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. How long after you are arrested and released does the state have to convicted you of your crime

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Daniel James Sabol
    2. Christopher Lee Beck
    2 lawyer answers

    As is often the case, it depends. If the charge(s) he is held on all arose out of the same act, he gets 3 days of credit towards his statutory speedy trial rights for every day he was incacerated. Below is a chart of the relative days the State has to bring him to trial: Felony-270 days 1st or 2nd degree misdemeanor-90 days 3rd or 4th degree misdemeanor-45 days The court may continue the case outside of this period for good cause if it is objectively reasonable to do so. Further, the...

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  2. Someone i know was arressed for stealing $1500 from his work, what degree felont is that and what is the possible sentencing?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. John Maurice Holcomb
    2. Robert Anthony Herking
    3. Daniel James Sabol
    4. Douglas Holbrook
    4 lawyer answers

    It would be a fifth degree felony, and the listed penalties are correct. What is likely to happen, however, depends greatly on his/her prior record and the jurisdiction they are charged in. Prison is highly unlikely, and near impossible if the individual does not have a criminal record. Diversion or intervention in lieu of a conviction (if the offense was related to alcohol or drug use) could be possibilities as well. The best course would be to have your acquaintance contact a local...

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