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If a judge gives you ten days minus five days already, can a

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If a judge gives you ten days minus five days already , can a jail overrule this decision and hold you for the entire ten days?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Barrister replied 1 year ago.

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No, the judge has final say about whether a defendant gets credit for time served or not in any judgment. So the jail doesn't have the discretion to impose any penalty different than just what the judge ordered.

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The only way that this generally happens is if the order isn't sent over to the jail or there is some type of miscommunication.

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