If you have that warrant for that charge and you hire an attorney, what are the chances/possobilities that the judge will let you stay out while you fight your case, after your attorney puts a motion to appear and lift the warrant? Keeping in mind that its been a yr and the half since last appeard in court!
It is up to a judge as to what will happen regarding your release conditions. All an attorney can do is make a strong argument. A judge will look favorably upon your self surrender. I would think that a best case scenario would be for the court to impose the same restrictions you had the first time.
You need to be more worried about the charged. A class 3 Aggravated Assault Dangerous carries a mandatory prison sentence of 5 - 15 years. Contact an experienced lawyer immediately.
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I am sorry, but the issues are very complex when determining release conditions. Hiring a good attorney likely increases your chances at more favorable release conditions. Self surrendering also increases the chances of favorable release conditions. As the judge is the single person that will determine your release conditions, you really need experienced counsel to make the best argument for your release. Please give me a call.
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Although retaining counsel will likely result in more favorable release conditions, there is no way to tell you whether the Judge is going to allow you to remain out of custody during the case. A number of factors come into play such as prior convictions, why you failed to appear in court last time, whether you are currently employed, and the circumstances surrounding the offense.
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