Ville Platte, LA asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Louisiana

Q: boyfriend has a domestic battery 2nd degree charge. What plea bargains can done to keep him out of jail or prison?

hes been in jail for 40 days now. He was on probation prior to this charge. But he just has Domestic battery 2nd charge on 02/21/2020. Can he be put on probation or do any counseling like anger management classes, AA meeting or something?

1 Lawyer Answer
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Covington, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: Were you the victim of the domestic violence? If so, why are you trying to get him out? He now has a probation violation to deal with also so they will not bond him out. At the least, he will have to do a Domestic Violence Intervention Program which is 26 weeks long and a drug test and an alcohol abuse evaluation.

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