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If you cannot afford to ask your attorney, maybe you should be looking for a new attorney because you need to be talking about all of you cases with him/her. If you are convicted of a new class 1 misdemeanor you are looking at up to 12 months in jail. You also face a potential revocation of all the suspended jail time. Grand total at risk .. 4 years and 90 days.
The maximum punishment for any misdemeanor in Virginia is 12 months in jail. If you are found to be in violation of the terms of a suspended sentence, you risk having that sentence imposed, but the judge is limited to that sentence only and no more.
Also, for most misdemeanor charges, you only have to serve half of any imposed time. For example if you are sentenced to a 60-day jail sentence, you will be required to serve only 30. The balance is credited for good behavior.
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