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I am sorry for your husband's situation.Is this true or once you sign the plea agreement are you bound to it?
This depends on what is in
the plea agreement.
If the plea agreement does not contain
a certain amount of months of treatment, etc, then it would be up to the Judge.
If the plea agreement contains an exact treatment plan and/or punishment plan as part of the agreement
, then the Judge normally signs off on it as is
. Very rarely
does the Judge deviate from an agreement signed by both the prosecutor and the defendant. This is only if the Judge feels that justice
"is not being done."
Let me put it this way - I have only seen it happen ONCE personally.
So perhaps the attorney knows the Judge better. I cannot say. But in all honesty, once someone signs that plea agreement, at the entering of that plea agreement, the likelihood of the Judge lessening the terms is... unlikely.
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