convert my community service into a fine and if so how much will it be?
If you have a good explanation as to why the community service hours are not complete, the judge may very well allow you to have more time.
This is not to be considered legal advice nor does an attorney-client relationship exist.
It depends on many variables. First, where are you at in this process? From the sound of things, you have not been in front of the judge asking questions like this before, which is good.
If it is the first time you have asked for more time and you can explain why you have not completed the community service, then you might slide by with an excuse.
Many people get into a jam, such as yours, and just throw in the towel and give up. DON'T DO THIS!
Give me a call and I'll be more than happy to discuss your case over the phone for free.
Christopher L. Wynn
Attorney at Law
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It depends on your situation. Did you not do your community service because you were lazy and procrastinated, or did you not do you community service because you were hurt and couldn't do it.
Bottom line is, the REASONS matter, and you didn't provide any information as to why you didn't complete your community service.
Why are you going back to court? Is it because probation is trying to revoke you? If so, you better have your ducks in a row, or prepare yourself to spend some time in the Douglasville Hilton.
The short answer is that no one knows yet.
If you have a really good reason for not having completed the community service hours (such as an injury or disability) then the judge may take that into consideration. However, if you just didn't get around to doing it you may be looking for trouble.
It is in the Judge's discretion as to what he will do.
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