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Brother got misdemeanor larceny so how many years will he get sentenced to prison?

He's in jail right now awaiting court. Need to know how much time he's looking at. If it's significant I want to hire a good lawyer for him.

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    Maury Beaulier | Beaulier Law Office
    5775 Wayzata Blvd # 700
    Minneapolis, MN 55416
    (612) 240-8005
    If it is a misdemeanor offense, the maximum penalty in Minnesota is 90 days. ?Only a felony offense carries with it a potential for prison time of more than one year.
    Answer Applies to: Minnesota - Replied: 3/12/2013
    William L. Welch, III | William L. Welch, III Attorney
    111 South Calvert Street
    Baltimore, MD 21045
    (410) 385-5630
    In Maryland the maximum penalty for theft depends on the value of what was taken or attempted to be taken. Ultimately, sentencing depends on whether your brother is found guilty, his prior record, how serious these are in the court's eyes, mitigation, and allocution. An attorney can assist you with evaluating the prosecution's case, any defenses that you might have, and any plea offer that might be made, so that you can decide whether to plea bargain or go to trial. If you were to be found guilty, then an attorney can assist you with presenting mitigation, allocution, and a recommendation for a more lenient sentence. and a recommendation for a more lenient sentence.
    Answer Applies to: Maryland - Replied: 3/12/2013
    Shawn M. Betts | Betts Legal Services
    1959 Sloan Place
    Maplewood, MN 55117
    (651) 748-9373
    The maximum penalty on a misdemeanor is 90 days in County jail.
    Answer Applies to: Minnesota - Replied: 3/12/2013
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