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My boyfriend was convicted as being an accessory to a gun crime committed by his...

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humble71 | eNotes Newbie

Posted January 1, 2009 at 2:04 AM via web

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My boyfriend was convicted as being an accessory to a gun crime committed by his brother.  He has no priors is there a law to get this reduced?

We live in Alabama

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prospero | College Teacher | (Level 2) Adjunct Educator

Posted January 15, 2009 at 6:20 AM (Answer #1)

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A penalty for a crime may be reduced through plea bargaining.  Your boyfriend should seek the assistance of a lawyer.  If he cannot afford one, he should seek help from the public defender's office.

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