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My partner is in prison waiting sentence of conspiracy to

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Hello, my partner is in prison waiting for the sentence of conspiracy to supply class A drug. Police didn't catch him with anything, they just got the phone calls and some pictures of him sitting in random cars. He plead guilty to this that he is a street dealer. This is he's first time. He is 20 year old. for how long they may sentences him ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Hello so to confirm - what exactly did he admit to?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He admit - conspiracy to supply class A drugs.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
They have putted him as a lesser role. Street dealer.
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Does he have any previous for anything?

Does he have previous for possession?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No, he don't.
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Is this heroin?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

How much do they say it involves?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
my partner didn't even have a lot of money or expensive things.
In this group there are 9 people, and out of this 9 he is at the bottom of this group. Police found 2 kg of cocaine but not with him, with other people from this group.
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Ok. Proceeding on the basis that they accept it is street dealing then it will be category three.

I would imagine they are saying significant role. He doesn't have a leading role if there were others involved who were directly his actions but it isn't lesser role.

That would mean the starting point is four and a half years and the range is three and a half to seven years.

Those guidelines are for a man of good character pleading not guilty. A guilty plea would attract a reduction of one third and he would only serve half in custody.

However, I'm afraid PWITS of class A does attract custodial sentences.

Sorry but I can only give you truthful information.

Can I clarify anything for you?


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you so much for this information.
I got one more question, he have 5 years visa, he doesn't have uk passport and he is in England already more then 4 years, is there any danger for him that they could deport him back to he's country ?
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Yes, there is. It is not just a danger. They will do that if he gets more than 12 months.
He can appeal on human rights grounds but it is getting hard to win.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He is from iran, they can deport him back there?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am from Lithuania, and we are married already, this would not help him?
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Yes. they can and they will.

You can make an application to avoid deportation on the grounds of the human right to a family life but it is not likely to succeed I'm afraid.