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My boyfriend is doing a 1/3 in New York state prison...how long does he have to do....

Niagara Falls, NY |

He was suppose to be release today 4/22/13...he sign release papers..now there saying they made a mistake...hehas a parole hearing on 5/13...which say his earliest release date.....his conditional release is 10/13...he max out in 10/14....im confuse cuz it seem he did over a year....and just did 6 1/2 years in a federal prison....can you help me out please...

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    He should be able to obtain his certificate of disposition from the superior court which sentenced him and any correction if he was sentenced in error below the minimum that could be imposed. But there must be a record of that or DOC should not be able to hold him. If he completed his federal sentence that should have no bearing unless there was concurrent time involved with the bit that he is serving now. Where is his attorney at sentencing? He should contact Prisoners' Legal Services.

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  2. If he was determined to be a predicate felon, it is possible that his sentence was 1.5 to 3 years. You can go to the court where he received his sentence and check what the actual sentence was.

    I have been a criminal attorney in New York for almost 25 years. website: Brooklynlaw.net Phone #: 718-208-6094 email: howard@brooklynlaw.net. This answer is only for informational purposes and is not meant as legal advice.

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