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Sentencing Friday

Posted by on Oct. 15, 2014 at 11:22 PM
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So tomorrow I fly out to New Orleans for the sentencing hearing of the man who ran down my DH and my BIL. I have to read my victims impact letter before the court and am I nervous wreck.

Has anyone else ever had to do something like this? Any advice? I am thinking of bringing a large family photo with me in court...I want the man to see the family he destroyed.
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danijean
by Platinum Member on Oct. 15, 2014 at 11:24 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 on Oct. 15, 2014 at 11:24 PM
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you do and say whatever you need to so you can heal. don't break the law yourself, which i doubt is a concern anyway but you do what you need to do.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Oct. 15, 2014 at 11:24 PM
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I don't have any advice, but good luck.

I think a photo is a great idea.

I remember your story and I'm sorry for your loss.

What was the man charged with? Did he take a plea?
IAMmomtotrips
by Platinum Member on Oct. 15, 2014 at 11:25 PM
Lol! I won't. Although the thought of running him down with a car has crossed my mind a time or two.

Quoting Anonymous 1:

you do and say whatever you need to so you can heal. don't break the law yourself, which i doubt is a concern anyway but you do what you need to do.

Hannahluvsdogs
by Keyser Söze on Oct. 15, 2014 at 11:25 PM

Oh my gosh, I don't have any advice for you, just hugs. Good luck mama.

vamaria
by Gold Member on Oct. 15, 2014 at 11:25 PM

No advice, sorry, but hugs!

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Oct. 15, 2014 at 11:25 PM
I've never had to do anything like that, no. Best of luck. So sorry again for your loss. Is he showing remorse? I don't know I could live with myself if I caused that much pain. I wouldn't need the picture. Although I understand why you want to.
thenameshailie
by Emerald Member on Oct. 15, 2014 at 11:26 PM
Oh wow. Has he apologized at all?
IAMmomtotrips
by Platinum Member on Oct. 15, 2014 at 11:26 PM
He was charge with Gross negligent homicide and battery...and he plead guilty instead of going through a full trail...however, because of the laws of Louisiana, he is only facing 5 years 6 months, which is so unfair.

Quoting Anonymous 2: I don't have any advice, but good luck.

I think a photo is a great idea.

I remember your story and I'm sorry for your loss.

What was the man charged with? Did he take a plea?
Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Oct. 15, 2014 at 11:27 PM
What this momma said! Sincere condolences from my family to yours.

Quoting Anonymous 1:

you do and say whatever you need to so you can heal. don't break the law yourself, which i doubt is a concern anyway but you do what you need to do.

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