Each count (if no prior felonies) carries up to 12 years, to serve 85%. So could get up to 24 years.
Claiborne H. Ferguson, Esq. is
* Certified as a Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
* Certified as a Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal
Education and Specialization.
Mr. Ferguson is correct. Also, the charge of Aggravated Robbery is a Class B Felony, which carries a sentence range of 8 to 12 years at 85% if he has no more than one prior felony conviction. The facts of the case, as well as negotiation with the District Attorney, could determine whether the sentence for each count would run concurrently (at the same time) or consecutively (one after the other). These are very serious charges and I would recommend you consult an experienced criminal defense attorney.
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