If you have no record you stand a good chance (from this description of events) at getting something that will reduce to a lesser charge.
Expect to pay fines, be on probation for 1-3 years and do classes like anger management, counseling, etc.
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I agree with my colleagues that it is imprudent to discuss such a sensitive personal criminal matter in any public forum in detail.
Now, you want achieve the best outcome avoiding prison and getting a lenient sentencing altogether, it seems. I think the court will view a potential reduction in charges when your counsel and you will prepare a convincing package in mediation with character letters, proofs of your engagement in the community, awards, commendation letters, Affidavits by the people with direct knowledge of the positives in your persona etc.
These matters are very delicate, your counsel must assess the best course of action, discuss the mediation with the assigned State Attorneys to facilitate your objective.
Finally, while offering a sheer speculation regarding the given felony reduction outcome will be unprofessional, a concise legal plan to proceed for that purpose as set forth above is a logical and sound in its nature.
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