Legal Question in Criminal Law in Minnesota

In the state of minnesota can I earn good time on a 5 day jail sentence and be released early?

Asked on 5/09/13, 6:47 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Thomas C. Gallagher Gallagher Criminal Defense Services

No, in Minnesota "good time" reductions are used where the executed sentence is ten days or more.

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Answered on 5/10/13, 6:05 am

Tricia Dwyer Tricia Dwyer Esq & Assoc PLLC

Hello. If you want to read the law yourself, see Minnesota Statute 643.29. If you are in need of legal advice, please contact a private attorney. If your finances are difficult, some private attorneys, myself included, will provide you with a reduced fee so that you have attorney help. All the best.

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Answered on 5/10/13, 7:36 am

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