I am writing to implore you for leniency for _____________. I am _____________'s _____________, and therefore know her very well. While I am greatly saddened to hear of _____________'s crime, I know that _____________ is full of remorse and will be fully compliant with any rehabilitation measures.
I have known _____________ for over _____________ years. During that time, I unfortunately witnessed the difficulties _____________ experienced dealing with _____________. While I know her heart is in the right place, the actions she has conducted are inexcusable.
I believe this trip through the court system has been an incredible wake up call. She has already begun taking classes to help her improve _____________. Placing her in jail would merely derail these efforts, and would effectively curtail any chance _____________ has of recovery. So, in the interest of rehabilitation, I implore you to consider a lenient sentence without jail time for _____________. I, like many members of _____________'s family, will ensure that she receives the support and treatment she needs.
Download this letter of recommendation — free!
Formatted and ready to use with Microsoft Word, Google Docs, or any other word processor that can open the .DOC file format.
Index of letter of recommendation templates