No. Based on your facts, your husband shouldn't need to do the full 2 years. He should be eligible for parole after he serves 1/4 of his time.
Plan on it. He will have a parole eligibility date. However, don't count on the parole board approving him for parole. Expect he will do a serve all. Sorry to report this, but felony DWI is something the parole board has been know to routinely not approve parole. This is just my opinion, but you should not look forward to an early release on parole. If you want to attempt to enhance his chances for parole you can put together a parole package, showing where he will live, where he will work, what he has done that is exceptional (like helping people, doing for others, or anything out of the ordinary), and you can include character letters from people who know him and know the trouble he is in and they still think he is a good person. Your husband can enroll in every class offered, go to AA meetings, etc. You can send that packet and information on your husband's programming in prison to the parole board, and maybe you can get your husband approved for parole. Hope this has been helpful, and good luck to you and your husband.
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