So me and my boyfriend have been together for 2 years but known each other for many more. In the beginning of our relationship we were wild. We were addicts, partied daily, never thought about consequences. He is on parole for a violent robbery charge from 2012. Eventually he violated parole for numerous dirty urines and thankfully only got a 45 day program. While he was away I found out I was pregnant. Life changed. He got out December 2018 and we grew up finally. We changed our ways. He got an amazing job at a well respected place, made good money. Took care of me and our daughter that was born on July 17th 2019. Stayed sober went to outpatient treatment has had no issues with parole, no arrests nothing. He's a completely different person. 2 weeks ago he got charged for a crime he committed a year and a half ago. On his record he has numerous theft charges and has done his share of time. Now he just got a grand larceny in 3rd. His parole officer didn't violate him because he knows hes changed and he was RORed. Now they are trying to offer him 8 years. He understands that he did wrong, he has accepted he will have to do sometime. But 8 years? Need advice on what can be done please
He needs an experienced criminal defense lawyer asap.
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That question is far too complicated to answer in the forum. First, is the offer from the DA’s office or from the judge? If the DA is offering a plea to whatever with a recommendation of 8 years, perhaps the judge will give him less. But that is only one issue. Avvo is here to provide general information, but it is not intended to be a substitute for legal counsel. Your boyfriend definitely needs to retain an experienced criminal defense attorney.
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