Defendant: I want to have a plea agreement and probation.
Lawyer: That's not what the Commonwealth is offering. They're offering 6 years and 2 months with 6 years suspended. That's two months in jail.
Defendant: But I want a plea agreement with probation.
Lawyer: Look, you can plead straight guilty and get sentenced by the judge. You can plead not guilty and have a trial by judge or jury. Or, you can take the Commonwealth's offered plea agreement. 2 months.
Defendant: I'll plead guilty if I get a probation plea agreement.
Lawyer: That's not what the Commonwealth is offering.
Defendant: But it's only stealing and I ain't got anything else on my record.
Lawyer: It's 8 different charges of grand larceny on 8 different days. They're not going to offer you probation.
Defendant: But, . . .