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Federal Sentencing Explained in Plain English

Federal Sentencing Primer After a plea deal is signed, which happens in well over 90% of federal criminal prosecutions, the next phase in a case is sentencing. Most first-time offenders really don’t know exactly how this sentencing is done or considered by federal courts, prosecutors, and judges. While defense attorney’s are supposed to do a …

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Federal Probation Termination – Further Information

Educate yourself in three ways: Head to our blog section on federal probation here; Learn the in’s and out’s of filing for early release from federal probation by clicking here; and, Learn all about early termination (early release), from basics to filing procedures, by reading our e-book for free by clicking the button below!   …

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Federal Pardon Application – Eligibility Requirements

What does it take to apply for a Federal Pardon? As with all federal applications, the process seems very simple at first. The nuts and bolts of a federal pardon application, however, can get cumbersome, confusing, and downright daunting. This post is a first-step for anybody looking to apply for a federal pardon and clear …

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Federal Probation Violation Escalates Quickly

It Stated With A Federal Probation Violation White City, AL – A high-speed chase ended on Thursday, March 26th with the arrest of David Reynolds of Hanceville, Alabama. This, from a story posted by The Cullman Times before the weekend. Here’s how the story begins: “A high-speed chase ended in a crash south of Hanceville …

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How Often Does Your Federal Probation Officer Visit?

How often your federal probation officer visits is an important question for all persons under the supervision of the United States Probation Office (USPO). This small piece of information is very helpful when considering a request for early release from federal probation (or federal supervised release). 1There is little difference between federal supervised release and …

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Revoked Federal Supervised Release – Consecutive Sentencing?

This article is old, but we dug it up out of the archives from the Kansas Federal Defender Blog. Sentences handed down after revoking federal supervised release and probation can be run consecutively, even if the court re-starts supervision post-release. However, this isn’t necessary, as revocation sentences for supervised release and probation violations are not …

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