My daughter was sent to prison back in 2015, and is coming up on parole. However she was an appeal that is currently still in process. If she is granted parole, what does that mean for her appeal? Should she dismiss the appeal if she is granted parole or wait to see if she isn't granted parole and keep her appeal in place? Her PRD is in 2 months.
She has a lawyer that she should ask. Is she wanting to accept the fact that she's been found guilty and the sentence? If yes, she should drop the appeal. If not, she probably will not get paroled until the appeal is over.
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She should speak to her appeal attorney about strategy because he knows the status of the appeal. Given that, I would wait and see what happens at the parole hearing. If she is granted parole she should not drop the appeal because you never know, she may prevail.
If she has a good appeal, she should keep going....if she is granted parole, all that usually means that she is out of custody often with conditions....the appeal could clear her name.
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