If you are a defendant in a trial, you may want to write a letter to the judge before
he imposes sentencing. Always consult with your attorney before takin.
Dec 7, 2015 ... Writing a letter before sentencing is a way to tell a judge that the criminal
defendant is a good person who deserves a light sentence.
wispd.org/attachments/article/247/Guidelines for Character Letters at Sentencing.pdf
Some Guidelines for Letters at Sentencing. DO explain ... terms. For example, “I
am X's mother;” or, “X has been my best friend ... DO thank the Judge politely for
considering the letter. ... them to me at least 20 days before sentencing, if
Jan 24, 2015 ... Sometimes, judges don't have much wiggle room. But, when there is no clear
answer ... What does a judge consider before sentencing a criminal? What are
some sample sentencing letters to judge? How much discretion ...
Writing a letter to a judge presiding over a case involving a loved one can show
your support for her release or a lighter sentence. The letter can provide the ...
Sentencing Character Letters are written on behalf of the client and made part of
a sentencing memorandum will inform the judge of the client's positive
characteristics and ... If our client has children and they are old enough, they
should write a letter. ... Before you decide, ask us to send you free written
information about our...
Character Letters Example- Michael P. Maddux, P.A. Attorneys at Law ... Our
families were friends before our births. ... in this crime, I would ask for you, the
judge, to grant ______ a sentence of probation or at least the lowest possible
Clients can also write to the judge before sentencing. This letter should not be
sent directly to the judge, but rather to defense counsel, who will then forward the
Apr 29, 2016 ... I've argued before that if you write a sentencing letter in support of a ... It is an
opportunity to help the judge see the defendant as a human ...
Judges continue to rely heavily at sentencing on the recommendation of ... to set
it forth in writing so as not to admit to more serious conduct than charged). ...
Have the letter writers send their drafts to you before sending to the court so that