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You probably should file a Motion for Reconsideration of Sentence, which is a request to have the court "take another look" at the sentence, and at that time, do a "downward departure" from the sentencing guidelines imposed on the court. In your daughter's case it would be on "general mercy" grounds. She could prepare the papers herself (you could, also). Put the caption on top, using the same case number, of course. On the right hand side, under the case number, put: MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF SENTENCE. Then, in the body of the document, put all the reasons she wants the judge to take another look at the sentence. The reasons should be listed and numbered. Each one short, and to the point. Be sure your daughter signs it, and sends a copy to the DA.
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The "downward departure" means that the judge issues a sentence that is lower than the usual guidelines for a very good reason, which could be, ostensibly, the life threatening illness. The wording that you had above, sounds very good to me. Understand that I do not practice law in that jurisdiction and am giving you suggestions based on basic Florida laws and the research I have done, along with my experience. I would attach some documents verifying the medical grounds such as medical reports or affidavits from her health care providers. I hope this works out for you and your daughter.
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