What recourse do I have if I was incarcerated longer than I was supposed to? 5 Answers as of March 21, 2013

I was incarcerated for a longer period of time than I was supposed to. What can be done with this.

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Michael Breczinski
Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
Sue the State for damages. Get a lawyer.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 3/21/2013
The Law Offices of John J. Carney Esq.
The Law Offices of John J. Carney Esq. | John J. Carney
I do not know what your opinion is based on but if you can prove that you were in a for a month or more too long you could sue for a lot of money.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 3/20/2013
Henry Lebensbaum | Henry Lebensbaum
Sue.
Answer Applies to: Massachusetts
Replied: 3/20/2013
Edward  D. Dowling IV Attorney at Law
Edward D. Dowling IV Attorney at Law | Edward D. Dowling IV
I would need further information to answer such as the charges and the disposition of them and the sentence etc. You should consult an attorney and disclose all the facts and circumstances.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 3/19/2013
Rothstein Law PLLC
Rothstein Law PLLC | Eric Rothstein
You may be able to sue. I've gotten settlements on cases like this. How much extra time did you do? How long has passed since your release as there are pre-suit filing requirements.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 3/19/2013
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