There is a chance that your sons charges can be reduced, but it really depends on where he has to go to court. Some courts have pre trial diversion options, others require that your son work something out with the prosecution, all depends on the facts of the case. You should at least talk with an attorney and get a free consultation.
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He is facing serious felony charges that usually involve prison time. I would strongly recommend hiring an attorney. It might be possible to work out a reduction or probation with the DA but you need a lawyer to help.