If the defendent have no prior criminal charges, first time offender, and have a family who depend on him at home?
Family Law Attorney
The possible sentence is up to 20 years if the sentence for each charge is served concurrently. You should consult with an attorney. Your defense will be expensive, but couldn't be more worth it.
General Practice Lawyer
Many, many years in prison is a probability. he needs a super criminal defense attorney.
In no way am I offering you legal advice, and in no way has my comment created an attorney-client relationship. You are not to rely upon my note above in any way, but insted need to sit down with counsel and share all relevant facts before receiving fully-informed legal advice. If you want to be completely sure of your rights, you must sit down with an experienced criminal defense attorney to be fully aware of your rights.
Criminal Defense Attorney
A conviction for either of these crimes is a commit to prison of many, many years. It doesn't matter what your criminal history may be. Get an attorney immediately.
Violent Crime Lawyer
A prison sentence is not outside the realm of possibility if convicted.
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