William L. Welch, III Attorney | William L. Welch, III
Ultimately, sentencing depends on the seriousness of the offense, the defendant's prior record, mitigation, allocution, and the judge. Charge papers should indicate the maximums. In federal court aggravated identity theft carries a mandatory two years, which must run consecutively to any of the sentence.
Answer Applies to: Maryland
Kevin H Pate | Kevin H Pate
He is facing as little as zero time to quite a bit of time. It's unclear whether he took several cards from one wallet or the several cards were taken at separate times from separate wallets. This impacts the number of counts he may face. Each use of a card can also be filed as a separate charge. And it is possible, though the facts are presently provided, that other charges could be laid? Your boyfriend should seek advice on his specific circumstances from a qualified criminal defense attorney at his first opportunity. If he cannot afford counsel and has already been charged, he can seek to have the court appoint counsel for him.
Answer Applies to: Oklahoma