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In Louisana what kind of sentence could you expect for

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In Louisana what kind of sentence could you expect for multiple check forgery for close to $8000
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It depends on how many counts you are charged with and what your criminal record looks like. You age will also be taken into consideration. If you are guilty and decide to plea, the max for each charge is 10 years.

In a situation like this, I could see the DA dropping all but one charge, sentencing you to 5-6 years, with credit for time served and the remainer to be served on post-release supervision.(probation). That is, of course, if your record is relatively clear.

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