I was initially placed on supervised bail through the probation dept. Then the next week we had a prelim and the police officer asked the judge to move it to a Target 25. So I now have this ankle bracelet on and its very expensive. My public defender claims I will get incentives for this and have a better outcome. I just want to get out of this as a misdemeanor and probation with no jail time. So is the Target 25 really going to help me ? I live in Maryland was passing through when I got arrested.
You really should consider hiring private counsel given how serious the sentencing in Pennsylvania can be for a individual with multiple prior DUIs. I say that because there are a number of things that you should be doing right now proactively in order to significantly mitigate the otherwise mandatory outcomes in sentencing. In York county, there is very specific ways and places in which you need to do these things at. If not properly instructed, they won’t be done by the proper benchmarks and the chance of mitigation will be lost. I have always found, the earlier you engage properly in this County the better. Hence, I would suggest acting now in that regard.
Yes. Compliance with the Target 25 supervised bails conditions, including the alcohol monitor, may help you avoid incarceration. However, you must also promptly comply with other conditions as well in order to avoid incarceration. You should hire experienced private counsel in York County to fully explore all options and to help you achieve a house arrest sentence through the incentives program. Please call our office for a consultation.
This is a response to a general question and is not legal advice and does not constitute legal representation. You should contact an experienced DUI attorney in your area. Thanks.
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