"Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice is petitioning to serve most of her federal prison sentence in a halfway house.
A lawyer for Giudice filed a letter with a judge in Newark this week, asking for a recommendation that she serve 12 months in a halfway house.
Giudice was sentenced to 15 months in prison after she pleaded guilty to bankruptcy fraud and conspiracy. Her husband, Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice, was sentenced to 41 months.
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The government opposes Teresa Giudice's request. Prosecutors wrote in a filing Tuesday that the judge recommended prison time at the Oct. 2 sentencing hearing.
Giudice has also requested to be housed at a prison camp facility in West Virginia or Danbury, Connecticut, instead of a detention facility in Manhattan or Brooklyn.