a friend is in jail for bail jumping and 4th owi the da and oo wants 18 months prison time does the judge go with that then also is it true you dont go to prison if less then a year
Some judges usually agree with a DA's recommendations, others do not. Judges are free to impose a sentence as they see fit. They are not bound by anyone's recommendations. However, they often give great weight to a DA's recommendation unless the defendant shows why that would be unfair.