Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma

Q: Any hope for a better sentence?

So I have a homie in jail. Been sitting there for almost 2 years. Hes got Assault with a Deadly Weapon (AFCF) he already been to prison once. But he caught this charge because he stabbed someone in self defense. His mug shot shows how bad he was beaten. They are trying to give him a ridiculous sentence. What are the chances they'd be able to beat it or get a better deal, if he paid an attorney? They said if he takes it to trial they're going to give him life.

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Frank A. Urbanic
Frank A. Urbanic
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: No way to tell what the chances of any of those things are. A good bookie in vegas probably wouldn't even be able to get you odds on that.

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