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How long do you stay in prison when your sentence 5 years?

Wrightsville, GA |
Filed under: Criminal defense

My boyfriend is in jail waiting to go to prison he been there 4 month now he says he only got to do six months so is it possible for him to do six months out of five years. I call his probation officer and he told me five years but he want do all five.

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  1. It is quite possible that a person will be paroled on a 5 year sentence in a matter of months. It all depends on the crime severity level. This is what the Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole uses in determining eligibility for parole.

    A copy of the crime severity levels can be found on our website under the services window at:

    www.cansinoandpetty.com/services.php

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