My ex and I were arguing and I tried to leave and he started choking me ( this has happened before but I didn’t do anything) and I started fighting him to get him off me and when I finally did I called the cops but when they arrived the seen that I didn’t have any markings and he did. And they said I was the aggressor in the situation and took me to jail. Now it’s time for trial and I’m scared I could get jail time. (Note: this is my first time ever getting in trouble)
I suggest you consult with a criminal defense lawyer in person. I know you might think you don’t have money to afford one but sometimes you can get one to speak for free and analyze your case. Also there are payment plans available at many criminal defense firms.
We cannot render legal advice about your particular case on this website. However based on what you are saying, there is a high likelihood that a good lawyer can get your case dismissed and then expunge your criminal record. Call one today. Time is ticking.
Anytime you get arrested you can potentially be sentenced to jail or prison.
If you have an attorney, you should be discussing the allegations, facts, defenses and risks of going to trial with them. If you do not have an attorney, you should consider hiring one.
The best chance of beating the case is having a skilled criminal defense attorney fighting on your behalf.
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