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Mandatory Sentencing To Jail – Prison For Repeat Convictions For Felony Theft  – 18-4-413

By Colorado Criminal Theft Crimes Defense Lawyer – H. Michael Steinberg

Mandatory Sentencing To Jail – Prison For Repeat Convictions For Felony Theft  – 18-4-413 is a concern under Colorado criminal law – if you have more than one felony theft criminal conviction.

This law allows a prosecutor to seek and obtain a mandatory prison (DOC) sentence IF the defendant TWO PRIOR felony theft convictions within FOUR YEARS.

Mandatory Sentencing To Jail - Prison For Repeat Convictions For Felony Theft  - 18-4-413 is a concern under Colorado criminal law - if you have more than one felony theft criminal conviction.

Mandatory Sentencing To Jail – Prison For Repeat Convictions For Felony Theft – 18-4-413

Here is the LAW:

18-4-413. Mandatory sentencing for repeated felony theft from a store – store defined

(1) For purposes of this section and section 18-4-414, “store” means any establishment primarily engaged in the sale of goods at retail.

(2) Any person convicted of felony theft, which felony theft was from a store, who within the immediately preceding four years was twice convicted of felony theft, which felony theft was each time from a store, shall be sentenced to at least the minimum term provided for such offense. A person convicted under this section shall not be eligible for probation or suspension of sentence.

(3) The mandatory sentencing requirements specified in subsection (2) of this section shall not apply when the person is being sentenced pursuant to section 

Mandatory Sentencing To Jail – Prison For Repeat Convictions For Felony Theft  – 18-4-413 

What Does This Law Mean?

This is a mandatory sentencing law. If you fit under this law – the judge cannot give you probation – must sentence you to prison – but has the authority to sentence you to a community corrections sentence ( halfway house ) as an alternative to a prison cell sentence.

Mandatory Sentencing To Jail – Prison For Repeat Felony Convictions – Those Convicted Of Felony Theft – 18-4-413  – Conclusion

This law must be avoided at all costs. The date of the offense determines whether a person comes within the ambit of the law.  A series of felony thefts in a very short time – for whatever reason – is the typical scenario .. A Colorado criminal defense lawyer must be aware of this law in entering into ANY negotiations with the DA – Prosecutor.

Mandatory Sentencing To Jail – Prison For Repeat Convictions For Felony Theft  – 18-4-413

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: H. Michael Steinberg – Email The Author: hmichaelsteinberg@denver-colorado-theft-crimes-lawyer.com or call his office at 303-627-7777 during business hours – or call his cell if you cannot wait and need his immediate assistance – 720-220-2277.

If you are charged with A Colorado crime or you have questions about Mandatory Sentencing To Jail – Prison For Repeat Convictions For Felony Theft  – 18-4-413[shoplifting or grand theft], please call our office. The Law Offices of H. Michael Steinberg, in Denver, Colorado, provide criminal defense clients with effective, efficient, intelligent and strong legal advocacy. We can educate you and help you navigate the stressful and complex legal process related to your criminal defense issue.

H. Michael Steinberg, is a Denver, Colorado criminal defense lawyer with over 30 years of day to day courtroom experience –  specializing in Colorado Criminal Law along the Front Range.  He will provide you with a free initial case consultation to evaluate your legal issues and to answer your questions with an honest assessment of your options.  Remember, it costs NOTHING to discuss your case.  So call now for an immediate free phone consultation.

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