“Sentenced to serve 180 days in the county jail stayed and remittable pending the successful completion of probation”.
It means that the defendant was sentenced to 180 days in jail but that its on “hold”; IF the defendant does certain things or avoids doing certain things then the judge will vacate (remove) the requirement that the defendant actually serves the time in jail. Essentially it’s a carrot hung over the defendants head... be good, do what we tell you to do, stay out of trouble and then you won’t have to serve jail time. Screw up... and off you go for 180 days. Hope this is helpful! Good Luck!
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The bottom line is the defendant will not see a day in jail if he completes all the requirements set forth in the sentencing order. Mr. Novak stated it very simply and in a straight-forward fashion. Do what your supposed to and the jail thing doesn't matter. Fail to complete any term of the sentencing order and not the defendant has an issue that needs to be dealt with.
For more specific information, I suggest you speak with the attorney who handled this matter.
Basically, in plain English that means that the court set aside the jail sentence of 180 days in jail when the convict successfully completed the ordered probation.
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