Q: My son is 20 is going to graduate from college, works, has his own car, apparment. Excellent kid!. He has a court order
Class 6 ,he hit someone in the nose by accident when he was having a bad reaction to pot,he wasn't arrested, can he get his charges dismissed with maybe a fine and probation?
A: He needs an attorney regardless. Consult with the lawyer about possible outcomes
A: One or the other is possible, but not both. The likelihood of the charges being dismissed without counsel is nearly zero. The prosecutor may offer a plea deal or may wait to see what action you take on his court date. Unless serious bodily harm was done, it is unlikely a sentence would include jail time.
A competent local criminal attorney would be able to assist in negotiating with the prosecutor and ensure your son receives the best possible plea agreement for the charges.
I wish you the best.
A: Hello and thank you for your question. Because your son is charged with a felony, he will be appointed an attorney if he cannot afford one. In terms of possible outcomes, it is unlikely your son will do any jail time but making sure he has a clean record is very important for his future. I cannot speak about the possibility of a dismissal without knowing more about the case but it is possible to resolve these types of cases with a diversion program. Such a program may include classes, drug testing, etc. However, once the program is completed, the charges against your son will be dismissed. Your son needs the assistance of an experienced criminal defense attorney. I suggest setting up a consultation to discuss your son's situation in greater detail. Most attorneys, including myself, offer free initial consultations. Set one up! Best of luck.
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