I'm being charged with a felony the plea bargain that the prosecution t gave me is no jail time but the agreement means I have to testify is this possible
It is not only possible, it happens all the time. You must speak with your attorney about this as soon as possible to find out what is best for you.
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This sounds like a cooperation agreement. However, the sentence is ultimately up to the Judge in federal court.
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The federal prosecutor can recommend no jail time to the judge but ultimately it is up to the judge. You have an attorney. You should be speaking to him or her about your cooperation. One of the key issues is have you confessed all your sins to the prosecutor. If they find out later on that you didn't the deal may be withdrawn.
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