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6 Misdemeanors Other Criminal Charges & Offenses

Discussion in 'Criminal Charges' started by Shontiquap, Oct 11, 2018.

  1. Shontiquap

    Shontiquap Law Topic Starter New Member

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    Hi this past Monday my boyfriend was recently arrested due to his mom & grandmother pressing charges. He is charged with 6 different misdemeanors. 2 counts simple assault, 2 counts of malicious injury (one to person & one to property), resisting arrest, & petty larceny. Each charge was 1000+ a piece with his bond being 6500 surety. He goes to court on the 23rd of October. He has no priors & is 21 years old. If nobody drops the charges what kind of sentencing could he be facing when he goes to court? Is jail time possible? We have a newborn I’m hoping no jail time will be issued.
     
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  2. army judge

    army judge Super Moderator

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    He might get jail time, probation, or win an acquittal.

    At his hearing he should plead not guilty and ask the court to appoint a public defender to represent him.

    He should not discuss the case with anyone but his lawyer, that goes for you, too.
     
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  3. zddoodah

    zddoodah Well-Known Member

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    Probably none. The 10/23 court date is likely an arraignment, and he'll likely do nothing other than plead guilty or not guilty. If he pleads guilty, sentencing will likely happen at a later date.

    Given the nature of the charges, you don't seriously think there's a chance that there's no possibility of jail time, do you? Of course it's possible.

    Then your boyfriend better consult with a local criminal defense attorney ASAP. If he can't afford to hire an attorney, he can contact the public defender's office.
     
  4. adjusterjack

    adjusterjack Super Moderator

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    Is your boyfriend a druggie or boozer? One of those is often the explanation of that kind of craziness happening all at once.

    Yes.

    Misdemeanors typically come with up to a year in jail each plus a hefty fine each.

    No way to even guess how this turns out.
     
  5. Shontiquap

    Shontiquap Law Topic Starter New Member

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    No HE IS NOT a drug user or drinker actually his mom hit him in the head with a broken table leg with nails in it & he had to get staples. She threw the first hit I was there. He was overcharged! She told the police she didn’t hit him & didn’t know where the blood came from but it’s his word against hers so. All he did he did was push her after that & broke the table, which is why he recieved the malicious injury charge & simple assault.
     
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    Shontiquap Law Topic Starter New Member

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    Thank you.
     
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    I was told the charges may be dropped when he goes to court & that the possibility of jail time is there but not likely. He will be speaking with a public defender.
     
  8. zddoodah

    zddoodah Well-Known Member

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    Exactly. Possible? Yes. How likely? No way for us to know.
     

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