Step one is: Get an attorney before you do ANYTHING else.
The response above is not intended as legal advice. This response does not create an attorney-client relationship. Legal questions can only be fully answered through consultation with an attorney to whom you give full and accurate details. Anything you post here is not confidential and is not protected by the attorney-client relationship. It is highly recommended that you seek advice from a criminal defense attorney licensed in your jurisdiction by setting up a confidential meeting.
Retain an attorney because many attorneys know what to say to the judge to get this guy back on track without any further jail time. Good luck.
The response above is not intended as legal advice since it’s impracticable to provide thorough, accurate advice based upon the query without additional details. It is highly recommended that one should seek advice from a criminal defense attorney licensed in your jurisdiction by setting up a confidential meeting. Moreover, this response does not constitute the creation of an attorney-client relationship since this message is not a confidential communication because it was posted on a public website, thereby publicly disclosing the information, which is another reason to setup a confidential meeting with an attorney.
I agree with my colleague. Hire a lawyer who can then gather information that can be presented in court as to why he should be allowed to remain out of custody pending the arrival at a just resolution.
Wow. My heart goes out to your family. While drug use is never a good idea, the charges against your brother are absurd and profoundly unfair. Nevertheless, running is never the answer. Get an attorney and pray that the judge has his eyes open to reality. Good luck.