A court can place sentence conditions on a person but they must be reasonable.
The placement of sentence conditions on a person must be reasonable and be no greater deprivation of liberty than absolutely necessary and reasonably related to punishment, rehabilitation and deterrence of others. The case of US v Widmer (decided May, 2015) involved a person convicted of receipt of child pornographic images. At sentencing the court ordered that Widmer have no contact with minor children, including his own daughter, without permission of his probation officer. Widmer appealed. The appeals court decided that the district court’s concern were sufficient to overcome Widmer’s constitutional right to family association and the condition was narrow enough to address the concerns. It is the job of a Michigan criminal attorney handling sentencing to make sure the conditions of a sentence are rationally connected to the offense and take into account the defendant’s personal circumstances.
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It is possible to convince a judge to minimize sentence conditions. It is also possible to convince a court to not place conditions on a person at all. Also, if a sentence has already been given and seems unfair or unduly harsh it is possible to convince a judge to change his/her mind and resentence. In order to accomplish any of these things, you must have the best legal help available. The lawyers of LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C. are some of the best of Michigan criminal defense attorneys. Its attorneys are ready, willing and more than able to make sure you receive the fairest sentence possible or convince a judge to resentence you to something more reasonable. The firm’s attorneys have a reputation as fighters for those who are unable to fight for themselves. They are the voice for the voiceless. If you are in need of help, it is important that you contact the attorneys of LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C. Each Michigan criminal attorney handling sentencing with our firm takes great pride in helping people. Please call us at (248) 263-6800 for help or complete a Request for Assistance form and one of our attorneys will contact you. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you.
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