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bluestarone

(17,169 posts)
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 03:18 PM Apr 11

Help me out. If TFG is found guilty in the Hush money case

What will he be facing as far a a prison term? Also, when would his sentencing hearing be? When would he actually go to prison, IF found guilty? ( i'll be ready for the ones that say never)

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Help me out. If TFG is found guilty in the Hush money case (Original Post) bluestarone Apr 11 OP
My guess would be that he would appeal any guilty verdict, so no immediate prison time. alwaysinasnit Apr 11 #1
The day after he goes to prison will be the day that Melania chnages the locks on the doors. Ping Tung Apr 11 #2
Oh he would immediately appeal to a higher court,.. magicarpet Apr 11 #3
So, i'm thinking absolutely NO jail time until bluestarone Apr 11 #4
Your assumption seems very correct. magicarpet Apr 11 #8
Does anyone have sentencing for similar financial crimes in NYC? WarGamer Apr 11 #5
He will be found guilty and will appeal - That's a no brainer Brother Buzz Apr 11 #6
34 felony counts. Maximum theoretical sentence in excess of 10 years. Likely sentence is LuckyCharms Apr 11 #7
TY that's kinda what i was asking. bluestarone Apr 11 #13
You're welcome. I really have no idea, but the "experts" LuckyCharms Apr 11 #15
My prediction, no former record, gab13by13 Apr 11 #9
Michael Cohen spent 13 months behind bars and 18 months in home confinement. sop Apr 11 #10
Yea, we're about to finally see that someone is definitely bluestarone Apr 11 #17
In a just world this would be so Redleg Apr 11 #22
I doubt he will ever get prison for this cirme. He will probably get home confinement and an ankle bracelet. Sogo Apr 11 #11
I would be very surprise if he ever gets anything beyond house arrest unblock Apr 11 #12
If i may, If guilty here then when he goes on trial in Georgia, and found GUILTY there bluestarone Apr 11 #16
Up to 5 years is my understanding. unblock Apr 11 #19
So it could be to our advantage bluestarone Apr 11 #20
my bet is Sailingdiver Apr 11 #14
I'd gladly pay more taxes to have his sorry behind sitting in a cell. They'd probably have him Vinca Apr 11 #18
His threats to the judge and his family call for jail time. Kingofalldems Apr 11 #21
Without a doubt!! bluestarone Apr 11 #24
What have we seen already? EndlessWire Apr 11 #23

magicarpet

(14,238 posts)
3. Oh he would immediately appeal to a higher court,..
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 03:25 PM
Apr 11

... then a higher court after that, then the USSC.

Because he is the Tangerine Emperor of Shitty & Stinky Diapers the courts would stay his conviction until all appeals have been ruled upon, most likely.

WarGamer

(12,530 posts)
5. Does anyone have sentencing for similar financial crimes in NYC?
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 03:31 PM
Apr 11

Doesn't matter what the max is... WHAT are similar prosecutions resulting in?

Brother Buzz

(36,519 posts)
6. He will be found guilty and will appeal - That's a no brainer
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 03:31 PM
Apr 11

But in my perfect world, the convicted asshole will have travel restrictions placed on him to NOT leave the state of New York while the appeal process grinds on for years.

LuckyCharms

(17,483 posts)
7. 34 felony counts. Maximum theoretical sentence in excess of 10 years. Likely sentence is
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 03:32 PM
Apr 11

anything from probation to 4 years imprisonment.

That seems to be the general consensus based on everything I'm reading.

LuckyCharms

(17,483 posts)
15. You're welcome. I really have no idea, but the "experts"
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 03:45 PM
Apr 11

seem to be saying that based on articles that I have read.

sop

(10,341 posts)
10. Michael Cohen spent 13 months behind bars and 18 months in home confinement.
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 03:39 PM
Apr 11

Cohen's sentence was reduced for good behavior. Trump masterminded the crime, so he should get more time. And Trump likely won't have his sentence reduced since he never behaves well.

Sogo

(5,029 posts)
11. I doubt he will ever get prison for this cirme. He will probably get home confinement and an ankle bracelet.
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 03:41 PM
Apr 11

Prison would be more appropriate in the documents case, the Georgia case, and the J6 insurrection trial. Even then, I would suspect he would get home confinement.

JMHO.

unblock

(52,549 posts)
12. I would be very surprise if he ever gets anything beyond house arrest
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 03:42 PM
Apr 11

He certainly *should* get several years in prison at a minimum, but if it gets to that point, he'll produce doctors who will swear that he's in such bad health he wouldn't survive a day behind bars. So he'll spend the rest of his years cheating at golf at mar-a-lago.

bluestarone

(17,169 posts)
16. If i may, If guilty here then when he goes on trial in Georgia, and found GUILTY there
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 03:48 PM
Apr 11

Would the guilty again what would the possible sentence be there after that trial?

Sailingdiver

(140 posts)
14. my bet is
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 03:44 PM
Apr 11

No jail or prison time. Maybe some probation and a fine but as others have said, the moron will appeal which will probably take years.

Personally, as much as I'd like the bloated prick to spend lots of time in jail, I don't want to spend another dime on a bunch of secret service protection.

Vinca

(50,345 posts)
18. I'd gladly pay more taxes to have his sorry behind sitting in a cell. They'd probably have him
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 03:51 PM
Apr 11

isolated anyway, so I doubt the Secret Service would have to increase their protection.

EndlessWire

(6,606 posts)
23. What have we seen already?
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 05:15 PM
Apr 11

He had to surrender in Georgia. He was inconvenienced for awhile, but then he coughed up a bail bond ($200,000) and, with restrictions that he didn't pay attention to, off he went on the campaign trail.

But, this trial is different. He's not out on bail. If he gets convicted, he's gonna be taken into custody. Maybe not handcuffed, but taken away. From there, there has to be some kind of bond hearing. Does he have the money? Someone will go his bail. And, off he goes until the sentencing.

He'll show up at sentencing (or he won't.) And, he's not getting sentenced to MAL in Florida, despite the tRump argument that they will present. Maybe, they'll try for one of his other nearby properties. But, I imagine that if one of those properties are encumbered as part of the fraud appeal, or the EJ Carroll case, it can't be used. Just guessing.

So, I think, that if he makes bail, he will of course be released, but then he'll be sentenced to jail. I think he's taken house arrest off the table by his shenanigans with his property.

The Judge that he threatened is the one who decides the sentence. He'll follow whatever guidelines he must, but I don't think "house arrest" needs to be on there. We all know that tRump will appeal anything that he gets, but that doesn't mean he'll be out pending appeal.

Some of these bastards are, like Bannon, but those were minor convictions, involving minor stints in jail. tRump could get years in jail. Is he gonna be out for that long? We'll see.

No Judge wants to get overturned, but c'mon. J. Merchan doesn't have to give him house arrest, especially since tRump paid no attention to the gag order, and he is a menace to the country. It's not a matter of getting even with tRump. It's a matter of justice, and safety for the rest of us.

Since tRump has basically threatened violence if he gets convicted, I think it would be prudent for the Judge to lock him up to prevent his fomenting and churning up violence with his mouth.

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