Can a person come home the day of a plea hearing for involuntary manslaughter on probation after serving 8 months? 2 Answers as of June 13, 2011

The person has never been locked up. But just happen to get caught up in involuntary manslaughter. Has served 8 months so far and goes to court this week for a plea hearing. Is it a chance that person can get off on probation that day?

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Clifford Clendenin & O'Hale, LLP
Clifford Clendenin & O'Hale, LLP | Locke T. Clifford
There is that possibility, but it will depend on what the plea arraignment with the DA is. Theoretically, he could get an active sentence, an intermediate/split sentence or probation.
Answer Applies to: North Carolina
Replied: 6/13/2011
The Law Office of Matt A. Stockdale, PLLC
The Law Office of Matt A. Stockdale, PLLC | Matt A. Stockdale
A person can receive a probationary sentence for a conviction of involuntary manslaughter depending on their prior criminal record.
Answer Applies to: North Carolina
Replied: 11/30/2010
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