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My husband is innocent but was coerced into making a guilty plea by his lawyer to receive a lower sentence than if he was found guilty....but he now regrets it...
So if he tells probation he is innocent, they will proceed with a vacation plea?
Although he has not been sentenced, the judge indicated that it would be a long sentence possibly even indeterminable... his lawyer had told him a max of 8 years...if he gets a long or indeterminable sentence then it will be no different to if he had gone to trial and tried to prove his innocence!
Then what is the point! The idea of the plea bargain is supposed to be a reduced sentence to save going to trial