My boyfriend violated state probation and picked up a federal charge.
Federal courts typically order that federal sentences run consecutively to any sentence for a violation of supervision, state or federal. However, the answer to your question depends on which government (federal or state) has primary custody, and whether the federal judge orders the sentences to run consecutively or concurrently. – Joshua Sabert Lowther, Esq., Atlanta, GA.
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