If they could get probation if they never had a criminal record and has jail time of 77 days and is still incarated..
Seems unlikely. Politically dangerous.
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If the kid is dead, No. There are some crimes that the lack of a criminal record is not all that helpful in a disposition.
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There are two kinds of Felony Child Abuse in North Carolina. Intentionally Inflicting Serious Bodily Injury on a Child and Intentionally Inflicting Serious Injury on a Child. Serious Bodily Injury is a Class C Felony. A conviction for a Class C Felony requires a minimum of 44 months prison time. Serious Injury is a Class E Felony. A conviction for a Class E felony would allow probation if your friend has no more than a minimal criminal record.
Without knowing more, I cannot be any more specific.
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