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I need a sample letter asking the judge for leniency when he

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I need a sample letter asking the judge for leniency when he is sentencing my brother of his violent crime. he is currently serving time in jail until his sentencing approaches. I want the judge to know that my brother has learned his lesson and deeply regrets the choices that he has made and is willing to become a better young man
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Attorney & Mediator replied 8 years ago.
Below are samples and links to samples for your use.

Quoting Sample:

To The Honorable Court

I have known (name of defendant) since (date). During that time, I have always known (name) to be a kind, giving and loving person. He has a strong family-oriented background, has always tried to do the right thing. How he ever got into this situation is so incomprehensible to me as this is not the man I have know just about all of my life.

(If he has worked, give a brief history of where and how hard, etc)

(give an example of something nice he has done for you or your family) This is terrible crime that has been committed and no one is trying to minimize the wrongdoing or hurt that (name of defendant) has caused the victim, (his/her) family and his own family and friends.

You don't know me and you don't owe anything to me or (name of defendant). Yet, I am asking you be as lenient as possible in delivering your sentence. May you find mercy in your heart.


Link which provides you with an outline of what each paragraph should say:

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Worked for UPS 3 1/2 years in orange county NY Always been loving and caring for our younger 14 year old sister
Expert:  Attorney & Mediator replied 8 years ago.
Okay, do you have a specific question with your subsequent response?