He was charged this because he hit me his step dad at age 19 and I was 58 and disabled. He was offered 18 months probation and turned it down. Was going to court and missed one now has a warrant for his arrest. Never been charged with anything else. What will his option be this time.
He would be best off speaking to his attorney. What an attorney will be able to tell you is limited since you are the victim.
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There should be a new bond set. So one option is turning himself in and posting the new bond. Another option is turning himself in, remaining in custody, and getting a court-appointed attorney. The best option is to hire experienced, local counsel as soon as possible.
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Adding to what the others have said here - you need to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to represent him .
In most cases a new bond is going to be set, however that decision is ultimately going to be up to a Judge. However, as others have said the best thing your step-son can do is speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney.
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