Convicted Priest Wants House Arrest in Florida

A Florida priest, John Skehan, who was convicted of stealing almost $9 million from his church, has asked a Florida judge to turn his 14 month prison sentence into house arrest. The Florida criminal defense lawyer filed a motion to modify Skehan’s sentence.

A Jacksonville Criminal Attorney can file a motion that asks the court to reconsider the sentence it gave. There has to be substantial change is circumstances for a judge to modify a criminal sentence. Skehan’s criminal lawyer argues that he has cancer and is depressed.

If you have any questions about modifying a sentence in Jacksonville, call our Jacksonville Criminal Law Firm at (904) 634-0900.