What is the sentence for assault simple assault on a police officer .. Grade a degree 6
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Assault on a police officer is a Class 6 Felony under § 18.2-57, punishable by up to 5 years in prison. Two counts will double that time. If found guilty, there is a mandatory minimum sentence of 6 months in jail on each offense. https://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title18.2/chapter4/section18.2-57/
You will need to help him hire a local defense attorney.
Assault on law enforcement is a felony with a maximum sentence of 5 years. However, there is a mandatory 6 months on each charge (which means a judge cannot suspend 6 month of the jail time). Your ex absolutely needs to get an attorney.