Tuesday, January seventeenth, wasn’t an excellent day for married couple Todd and Julie Chrisley. The 2 reported to totally different prisons to hold out their sentences for fraud and tax evasion.
Todd, 54, checked in to the Federal Prison Camp in Pensacola to serve his 12-year jail sentence. On the identical time, Julie, 50, reported to inmate medical heart, FMC Lexington, to hold out her seven-year sentence, PEOPLE mentioned. Each have additionally been ordered to serve an extra 16 months of probation when launched from jail.
The Chrisley Is aware of Greatest stars have been sentenced final November after a jury discovered them responsible of a multimillion-dollar financial institution fraud and tax evasion scheme.
The couple is at the moment submitting an enchantment in opposition to their convictions and even tried to delay their sentencing begin date. However their efforts have been denied by a decide.
Their legal professional, Alex Little of Burr & Forman LLP, beforehand informed PEOPLE, partially, “Their trial was marred by serious and repeated errors, including the government lying to jurors about what taxes the couple paid. Based on these issues, we are optimistic about the road ahead.”
An enchantment would give them a brand new trial, wherein they must undergo the entire authorized course of once more.
“If there was an incorrect issue, it can be sent back down to be correct[ed]. Typically, the appellate panel will make a decision, make a ruling, and sometimes send it back down to enforce that ruling,” their daughter’s legal professional Musa Ghanayem informed the outlet.
As for being separated, “There is that possibility of my husband and I being separated. But there’s a difference between my husband and I being separated for a period of time and having to say goodbye forever,” mentioned Julie. “It almost makes me feel ashamed that I’m even worried,” Julie mentioned throughout an episode on her son’s fiancée’s podcast, Chrisley Confessions.
She added, “I think it puts things into perspective for me because we all think our hard is the hardest thing.”