My daughter and some friends went down to the valley in Corpus Christi, Tx she and others got caught smuggling 2 illegal aliens into the US, she has never been in trouble and never been in jail, can she get probation? Or will she have to do some hard time?
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Was your daughter charged under the State or Federal statute? Texas Penal Code Section 20.05 deals with smuggling of persons. This is a felony offense, and the level of offense depends on the facts. She MAY be offered probation, but that depends on the facts as well. Start talking with local attorneys
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You should hire your daughter a local experienced criminal defense attorney to help her fight this case. Find out where she is charged and find a lawyer there.
I am a Dallas area criminal defense attorney and former State prosecutor. The above answer, and any follow up comments or emails, is for informational purposes only and not meant as legal advice. This answer does not form an attorney-client relationship.
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