Q: How much time for battery on special ed staff i am a minor turning 18 in 2 months am in california
Im a 17 year old and go to a special ed school in california well 3 staff came in to check my perosnals for drugs and I had sum but was only a little bit but got anxious from them ssurrounding me and tryed to get out the door for fresh air and one staff got in way i tryed to get passed him and had 2 more guys come up behind me so i panic and i have issues with PTSD and anxiety over being confinded to places and felt ganged up on and i felt in danger and I swung out of instinct and hit one of the staff then was brought to ground and one of the staff kneed me in my face 3 times I'm getting a battery misdemeanor i want to press charges on the school for the staff kneeimg me in the face 3 times when i was on the ground already and there was more guys on me already what could i do and what would the consequences be for this and would I be moved to adult court this is my first offense
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