Contact Us for a Free Consultation 727-213-9078

what is a presentence report and what is it use for?

A pre-sentence investigation report is used in Florida to help a judge determine how to sentence you. If you plead guilty or are convicted of a felony, the judge will order Probation to conduct an extensive background check basically. They will contact your parents, your work, find out all about your background. That will go into a report that's sent to the judge. Based on that report, he will or she will decide where you fall within the guidelines in Florida and sentence you appropriately.

Contact us

John P. Rutkowski, Attorney at Law, is focused on all aspects, Criminal Defense, Criminal Appeals, Driving/Boating Under the Influence. Sale, Delivery, Possession Drugs, All Sex Crimes, Felony & Misdemeanor. Contact us today to schedule an initial consultation.