Concurrent Sentences Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Concurrent Sentences, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Concurrent Sentences?

When a person is convicted of two or more crimes, instead of making him serve individually for both the crimes the judge can sombine the sentences, which is called concurrent sentence.In this case the longer period is the period to be served by the criminal.It is done on request, out of sympathy,or when two crimes are inter-related.