If the judge revokes his probation, he is facing between 2 to 10 years in probation. If the judge were to consider allowing him to stay on probation, the judge most likely would have him sit out a month or two in jail as a condition. You should talk to an experienced criminal defense lawyer in your area.
He could be looking at a long stretch. You need experienced criminal trial counsel from your county. You may find some here: http://www.nacdl.org/impak/cms/members_online/members/findalawyer.asp
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He could be looking at real jail time here. Hire a criminald defense attorney to minimize the damage.
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