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My childs father. Guilty of possession of firarme prohibited

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Hi my childs father. Guilty of possession of firarme prohibited F2 ...its says on docket records sentence type 61056a1confiment. But it says other for how much time has to do could u explain wat is other please but
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It says the length time he could get but under his sentences it says other for how much time wat does other means im going to send picture. It under possession of firearm prohibited. ..
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.
Hello and thank you for contacting us. This is Dwayne B. and I’m an expert here and looking forward to assisting you today. If at any point any of my answers aren’t clear please don’t hesitate to ask for clarification. Also, I can only answer the questions you specifically ask and based on the facts that you give so please be sure that you ask the questions you want to ask and provide all necessary facts.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I send a picture that describes what im trying to explain
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Im send pictures again
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.
I see what you're talking about but that is a description used by that particular program and is not something that is statewide. What it usually means is that there can be additional restrictions imposed such as classes, rehab, etc.Most of them have "other" in that category if it is a felony.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He got an F2 he been locked up since 2013 he was on state parole for carry a gun without lincense so do that mean he goes to a program instead of jail ..just trying to understand
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.
Was he sentenced in October of 2014 as that report indicates?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He was sentence 4 / 28/ 15
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He been in state custody since 2013 till this cases was over on 4 / 30/15
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.
No, the other just means that the state prison system can require him to attend counseling or other types of programs while he is there. That records indicates he was sentenced on April 30, 2015 but plead guilty in October 2014. Did he have other charges?
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.
And is he still in jail or prison?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Now he at Philadelphia prison system instead of state custody wat does that mean
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.
Normally a person sits in a local/county jail for a period of time before they are sent to the state prison system. There is no real difference as far as the time because he still receives the same credit, etc.
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.
It is just his actual location that is different.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The overall questions is what is his actual sentence
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.
That document has the end of the sentence cut off. It looks like 4 years 6 months but I'm not sure about the 6 months part because it is cut off.
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.
The "other" doesn't add to or take away from his sentence.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The sentence length says 4 years 6 months max 9 years
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
They gave him time serve for 2 years
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.
Then it is between those amounts. The maximum he could have been sentenced to for a felony 2 is 10 years but he was actually sentenced to no less than 4 1/2 years to 9 years and then he will get credit for the time he has already been in jail.
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