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Can someone go to jail for life after third strike?

My son's father has two prior drug convictions and we just found out that he got busted again over the weekend. Even tho he and I do not get along, at all, I still feel bad for my son because his dad might not be around in his life anymore. He didn't murder anyone or anything, but this would be considered his third strike.

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    Edmund P. Allen Jr. | Law Office of Edmund P. Allen Jr.
    705 Second Avenue Suite #910
    Seattle, WA 98104
    (206) 262-0903
    Only certain felonies are considered "strikes" for purposes of the three strikes law in Washington. Most drug charges are not strikes.
    Answer Applies to: Washington - Replied: 1/25/2013
    Lawrence Lewis, PC | Lawrence Lewis
    242 Culver Street, Suite103
    Lawrenceville, GA 30045
    (678) 407-9300
    Depending on where you reside, recidivist law may put him out of action for a number of years.
    Answer Applies to: Georgia - Replied: 1/22/2013
    Richard Williams | Law Office of Richard Williams
    301 Government Street, Suite 104
    Mobile, AL 36602
    (251) 272-3765
    The punishment is normally enhanced for a third time felony conviction. It does not automatically mean that he will receive a life sentence.
    Answer Applies to: Alabama - Replied: 1/22/2013
    Timothy J. Thill | Timothy J. Thill P.C.
    261 E. Quincy ST
    Riverside, IL 60546
    (708) 443-1200
    The answer to that question cannot be answered without knowing the statutes applicable in your state. You should ask his attorney or an attorney in the county where the case is pending what the consequences of a finding of guilt are for him.
    Answer Applies to: Illinois - Replied: 1/21/2013
    Thomas E. Gates | Gates' Law, PLLC
    651 Strander Blvd., Suite 209
    Tukwila, WA 98188-2953
    (253) 332-7899
    Yes three strikes do result in life.
    Answer Applies to: Washington - Replied: 1/21/2013
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