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unlawful extention of jail time in new york state

My brother served 60-days for attemped assault, the judge said he could leave jail if he had a long-term address and phone number, which at the time he did not. He is now 2 weeks over his time. I am getting the runaround from his attorney. Who can assist me with this matter. I am concerned that this is unlawful and discriminatory.

Asked on 5/03/07, 12:39 am

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florence hessen florence f. hessen,esq
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Re: unlawful extention of jail time in new york state


I have represented clients with the same predicimate. The only thing I have learned is the state and the local DOC works on their own schedule.

Try and have your attorney follow up without upseting the "apple cart."

Good Luck

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Answered on 5/03/07, 8:36 pm

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