Asked in Criminal Law for Arizona

Q: how much time would my husband be looking at for these charges Charge: 10 Counts of [POSS WPN BY PROHIB PERSONDANGEROUS

not his first time and has pending drug charges

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Richard W. Noel
Richard W. Noel
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: Generally a Class 4 Felony can lead to a lengthy sentence. However, how long generally depends on how many priors one has. Presumptive sentence is 2.5-12 years depending on priors. That is per count. There's always a possibility of those being run consecutively (stacked) or concurrently (together). If he was on release for another charge, his new charge will almost certainly be stacked with the sentence of the earlier case. However, this is all part of bargaining during plea negotiations. He needs an a experienced attorney to review his case.

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