What does this term mean: legal argument regarding whether you should get a new hearing and or mitigate the sentence.

Asked over 1 year ago - Tampa, FL

I just wanted to know what that comment means to me and my case.

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  1. Lori Doganiero Palmieri

    Contributor Level 14

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    Answered . I can only assume but that is printed on the docket screen from the clerk's office. What that could mean is that the court is waiting on the attorneys to submit legal arguments in writing regarding a sentence reduction. Without more information though, it is really not possible to be accurate. I am in Tampa if you wish you contact me.

  2. Zahra Shanaz Umansky

    Pro

    Contributor Level 13

    Answered . I agree. It sounds like you requested a new hearing? Or pled & are asking the court to reduce your sentence. I would need more info to give you a better answer.

  3. Amber Hill

    Pro

    Contributor Level 14

    Answered . Yes, the other lawyers are correct. You really need to give us more information about where this information came from, what it was in response to and the underlying charge.

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