Was sentenced to serve 60 days in dupage county jail on 2dwls cases to be ran concurrent
Will day for day credit automatically apply meaning i only serve 30
It depends- look carefully at your sentencing orders. In order for NO day for day credit to apply, the judge would have had to indicate that specifically in the sentencing order. There are a handful of circumstances where no day for day credit applies for Driving While License Suspended. For example, if your license is suspended for parking tickets or multiple moving violations, and this is your 3rd DWLS violation, you can be ordered to serve a mandatory 30 consecutive days in jail with no day for day credit (which could alternatively be written on the sentencing order as 60 days with day for day given). Or if you are convicted of your first DWLS violation and it is suspended for DUI, you can be ordered to serve 10 actual days in jail. Your sentencing orders should specify. Ask your attorney - hopefully you had a private attorney or attorney from the public defender's office since you received a jail sentence.
I assume you were present at the sentencing and received excellent instuctions from the presiding judge and your appointed counsel of record.
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You need to discuss this with your attorney. Your attorney will have all of the needed information in order to answer this question.
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Whether or not day for day credit applies depends on a variety of things, including whether you have prior convictions for DWLS. When you were sentenced, the judge would have admonished you whether or not you were to be given day for day. Also, your sentencing order will state whether or not day for day applies -- so you need to carefully read your sentencing order. If you have still have questions, you really should speak with the attorney who represented you at your sentencing.
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