Distraught over Jack's pending conviction, Ashley seeks solace from Victor. Molly receives a letter from her mother. Yet, she gets nervous when Karen Olsen from the shelter presses her to reveal her parents name and to contact them. In court, Jack realizes that Jill's statement hurt his case badly. When he is given the last word before the judge announces his verdict, he therefore proclaims his regrets and talks about disappointing his family. Jack is shocked that his indirect to appeal to Jill's conscience isn't unheard: Jill informs the judge of her change of mind and asks him to give Jack another chance. Jack is then sentenced to 5 years in prison - on probation! He has to live at a monitored center for convicted and to serve community but is else free to go. Jack is overjoyed as are Dina and Traci.
Torsten B. Tomaschek