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Is my friend eligible for parole if he's being charged with sexual promotion of a child?

Bronx, NY |

I know hands on offenders are never eligible for parole but he isnt being charged with that. He's charged with downloading and sharing pictues / videos through a P2P network. He received a reasonable offer from the DA (assuming he's able to get out before as early as possible). Should he worry about not being eligible for parole based on his crime?

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He should speak to his attorney.

Joseph A. Lo Piccolo, Esq.
Immediate Past President, Criminal Courts Bar Association 11'-12'
Hession Bekoff & Lo Piccolo
1103 Stewart Ave, Suite 200
Garden City, NY 11530
516-408-3666 (o) / 516-408-3833 (f)

I am a criminal defense attorney practicing in Nassau, Suffolk and New York City. The above information is not a substitution for a meeting whereas all potential legal issues can be discussed.


New York no longer has parole. NY has post release supervision.

I am a former federal and State prosecutor and now handle criminal defense and personal injury/civil rights cases. Feel free to check out my web site and contact me at (212) 577-9797 or via email at I was named to the Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in New York for 2012. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers. The above answer is for informational purposes only and not meant as legal advice.

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