What is conditional jail time?
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Consequently, what does a conditional sentence mean?
A conditional sentence is an imprisonment (jail) sentence, except that the offender serves the sentence outside of jail, under strict, jail-like conditions. Conditional sentences are sometimes called “house arrest ,” because they often require an offender to spend all or part of the sentence in their house.
Additionally, how is jail time calculated? "Good" Time Every sentence imposed by the judge is reduced by “good time.” The amount of the reduction is set by law and equals one-quarter of the sentence. For example, a person sentenced by the judge to serve 60 days in jail will serve 45 actual days.
Consequently, what is conditional jail time in Wisconsin?
The short answer is that conditional jail in Wisconsin usually refers to jail time imposed as a condition of probation, as opposed to "Straight jail", which is a sentence imposed by the court.
Do you go to jail immediately after court?
With minor misdemeanors, the judge will usually sentence immediately following the defendant's plea: guilty, no contest, or found guilty after the trial. Felony sentences can come quickly, too, when the sentence is part of a plea bargain. In less than ten minutes, someone can be facing seven years in prison.