He has a criminal history in Atlanta for failure to appear. That shows his propensity not to comply with a court order.

The children are doing much better in school. I spoke with the custodial parent, and he has told me the grades have gone from failing to almost straight A's.

The judge found him persuasive.

She would like to see more potential prison time, but I think she understands why we did what we did.

We, of course, had hoped for more years because of the children in the house.