You cannot bargain for any particular sentence until you surrender. The court can retain jurisdiction over you and detain you until age 21, however that is a very extreme remedy reserved for violent youths who have committed crimes like murder and need to be kept from society as long as possible. Because you committed no crimes while a fugitive and voluntarily surrendered, it is likely you won't be held much beyond your first court hearing. But no guarantees. Staying a fugitive will only make...
Well fortunately simple battery without great bodily harm is a misdemeanor so the maximum sentence is one year in jail. And with your seniority and good record, the judge will hopefully grant you probation if found guilty with anger management classes.
In a community property state like New Mexico, half of the community property belongs to your uncle to throw away as he wished. He spent much of inheritance. Check with lawyer to satisfy your thoughts but my guess is that you will let bygones be bygones.
You aren't getting a lawyer but getting a free consultation to see if you have a case. Often the doctor does as well as can be expected but the results are poor. A med mal lawyer will know what to look for.
You will have to face two different courts, the first with warrant and second the neighboring city where you drove on a suspended sentence. The suspended sentence is a misdemeanor with sentence up to 364 days in county jail - no prison time!
He is already being charged and not having the weapon will only add another count of tampering with evidence. If they were stabbed then a deadly weapon was used. Witnesses are more than enough. Too bad you didn't record her giving a different version. He needs the best lawyer you can afford because these charges typically result in a long prison sentence
You have many misconceptions such as the notion that the Victim's family connections with law enforcement has any bearing on the criminal court system, confession letter, her options. Invest in a good criminal defense lawyer and then you have done all you can do