Letter to a judge

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i''ll like to have a sample letter in order to write a letter for my son who is going in front
of the judge for sentencing to morrow,i want to ask the judge to be lenient since the charge
was not a crime
thank you
fritz
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Hi Fritz,

I suggest you Google "judge letter son" without the quotes and look for a letter.

Your format should be something like....

Your name
Address

Date

Your Honor ***
Position (Judge of whatever court)
Address

Dear Judge ***:

1st Para--Introduce yourself and state your purpose

2nd Para--Provide support for your desire for a lenient sentence...use a few paragraphs if needed.

Last Para--Thank the Judge for his counsel and consideration

Yours truly,
Fritz

Your letter should be short, concise, on-target. The longer it is, the less likely the judge is to read the entire letter carefully. If it were me, I'd try to keep it to 3 pages or less.

If you like, you can read [url="http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/0716043martha1.html "]Martha Stewart's letter[/url] to the judge.

Above all, be respectful and polite. Don't blame everyone else. Show contrition for whatever harm you son may have caused.

I hope this helps you.

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Anonymous:
Hey, i am hoping for a quick response, I hope oyu can help me, my uncle is going to court and looking at two years imprisinment. I want to write a ltter to the judge, but i dont know where to start or what to say. Can you help me what should i say, i love him and i dont want him to go to jail he is a goo man. please help with format , content any ideas???
Hi,

Did you read all the good advice in the previous post in this thread?

Clive
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Anonymous:
Have you wrote to a judge in this sequence yourself did it work or did he responed to you?
Anonymous:
Dear Judge:

The person in question
Anonymous:
yes thank you!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous:
Thank you for the advice on the letter. I need to write one for my husband. A lot of people who read these probably have 100 different situations but at least this gives me a start. I am not staring at a blank sheet of paper anymore.
Anonymous:
i"ll like to writte a latter toa judge i was a victim of a fraud by a contractor took the money and ran

thank you

torres
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