I would wait for your boyfriend's attorney back into town and direct this question to him. DO NOT count on his secretary for legal advice. If there is a problem his attorney is also in the best position to fix it.
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Speak with your boyfriend's attorney. If the attorney made a mistake in what he told your boyfriend, he may be able to file a motion with the court explaining the circumstances and requesting that he be given the 2 for 1 option. Typically, eligibility for 2 for 1 is determined by how the judge writes the sentencing order. If the judge puts an end date then the person is not eligible for 2 for 1. If the judge does not put an end date (for example just writes "8 months") then the jail can put them in the 2 for 1 program.
As pointed out by Ms. Curry, the 2-for-1 program is available if the judge DID NOT put a specific end date in the sentencing minute entry. If it just says he must serve 8 months, but doesn't say that he is not to be released until a specific date, then the jail MAY allow him to participate in the 2-for-1 program.
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The quickest way to have your question accurately answered is to contact your boyfriend's attorney. 2 for 1 may be available depending upon how the judge write out the sentencing order. If no specific end date was listed, 2 for 1 days may be available. Best of luck.
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Probably not. Sentence calculation is up to the DOC, so things like work credit and 2 for 1 eligibility would not be reflected in the judgment. You boyfriend should follow it up with the administrative grievance system.
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