Fredericksburg, VA asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Virginia

Q: What is the likely hood of jail time and for how long for

Domestic assault and battery

Falsifying police report saying someone stabbed you and there's evidence to back it up

2 Lawyer Answers

Bryan J. Jones

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Charlottesville, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: It's impossible to say with the little information that you've given. Make sure that you have an attorney to represent you. Your attorney will be able to go over all the facts of the case with you and advise you.

Daniel P Leavitt

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Midlothian, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: There is no way to give you an answer based on the information you provided. Domestic violence cases hinge on what court you are in, the facts of the case, and the likelihood the victim will cooperate plays a role as well. Every case is going to hinge on so many different factors and you haven't provided any information other than the charge.

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