Q: What are the chances of settling this charge out of court?
A: Hi, without more information about the charge it is almost impossible to answer your question. However, in Alabama, most felonies have a Presumptive Sentence, based on the Alabama Sentencing Guidelines, which will give you a good idea of the likely sentencing range.
Kate Furek agrees with this answer
A: It's typically suggested to secure counsel in any criminal preceding whether it be appointed or retained. Most matters settle without the necessity of a trial. However, the skills of an attorney in that jurisdiction are ultimately my suggestion.
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