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Judges and Criminal History

Discussion in 'Criminal Law Forum' started by ryan schumaker, 7 August 2014.

  1. ryan schumaker

    ryan schumaker Active Member

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    im in court for an aggravated assault i have commited assault before will the judge have a record of this when deciding what to do with me when it comes to sentencing i only got jailed for two weeks and then released on a good behaviour bond which i did,nt break when i was 21 and have not been to court for anything since then which was 13 years ago
     
  2. Tim W

    Tim W Lawyer

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    Yes, your history will be in play for the magistrate or judge
    when they work out what kind of penalty you can face.
     
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    thankyou for your reply tim also would you know what the likely outcome for me would be if i plead guilty cause i have stayed out of trouble for a while and that i suffer from schizophrenia
     
  4. Tim W

    Tim W Lawyer

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    I don't know enough about you, or your history, or the facts, or the details of the offence to be able to guess on a penalty.
    If schitzophrenia is in play, start thinking about obtaining medical reports etc.
    Any paperwork you have that talks about your disease, you should provide to your solicitor.
     
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