I have a clean record. However, I have recently been charged with breaking and entering in RI. If guilty will I serve time?

Asked 6 months ago - Providence, RI

I have a clean record. However, I have recently been charged with breaking and entering in RI. If guilty will I serve time?

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  1. Jonathan Whaley

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    Answered . There isn't enough information provided here to give you an honest answer. In any event, your best chance of defending yourself against these charges is by retaining an attorney. I would advise against posting any more information about this on the internet, or even referencing it on any public forum. Speak privately with an attorney.

  2. Thomas G. Briody

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    Answered . B and E is a serious offense that often carries a jail term, despite your clean record. But jail is by no means a guarantee. Talk to your attorney. Privately.

    The response I have provided is general in nature, and does not create an attorney-client relationship. My... more
  3. Neville Joseph Bedford

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    Answered . Speak in confidence with your public defender or private attorney - they are best situated to advise you.
    Do not waive your right to remain silent especially with public statements on the Internet.

    This observation is provided without warranty nor guarantee and for entertainment and informational purposes... more
  4. John T. Longo

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    Answered . There are too many variables you have not given (and should not give in a public forum like this). Your lawyer or public defender can help you.

    I am giving you general information about the law. To give you legal advice I would first have to learn more about... more

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