he got choked and headbutted first
this happened outside a bar in pa
Violent Crime Lawyer
These answers would be best answered by his attorney after reviewing the facts, any defenses and reviewing his criminal history. Those are the factors that will largely dictate his sentence if he gets one. After all, he might be not guilty!
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Criminal Defense Attorney
Answers to this cannot be given until many questions are answered. We would need to know his prior record, what occurred that day, what injuries were the result, was a weapon used etc. Do not share that on-line. Your friend needs to sit down with an experienced criminal defense attorney. Also, do not assume that just because he was charged with those offenses that he will be convicted.
Michael L. Doyle
DUI / DWI Attorney
Hard to say without knowing his prior criminal history and more circumstances about this case. I would urge your friend to consult a local attorney ASAP.