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If i ask to not be on probation anymore will they sentence me the max time in jail?

Round Rock, TX |

I have probation for 18months for a dwi, class b first offense . I was wanting to stop my probation and just sit it out but will i be assign the max time i waa originaly give wich was 6months, or could they do less?

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  1. If you voluntarily revoke, the judge can sentence you up to the maximum punishment under the original plea agreement. You may be able to reach an agreement with the DA for a lesser sentence. Otherwise, it will be the judge's decision.

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  2. You need an experienced Williamson County Attorney. I have been practicing in Williamson County for 20 years and I have been able to negotiate deals for less than the maximum. What you are looking at depends on the judge and how well that you have been doing.
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  3. Ms. Jaggers and Mr. Jones are correct.

    This is not a do it yourself project.

    Get a good criminal defense lawyer who knows his or her way around the Williamson County system.

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  4. The answer to your question depends largely upon which judge sentenced you in Williamson County. Feel free to intact my office for a consultation.

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