My friend has gotten pulled over multiple times (foolish I know) for driving without a license and most recently has gotten another charged racked on for evading police. He isn't in jail right now but he has the court date coming up for the multiple license offense and the evading police court date in March. His license isn't suspended or anything, he’s just never had one in the first place (again...foolish). He refuses to give me any insight and as a friend I am worried. I just want to know what his odds of jail time are looking like so I can be prepared.
Your friend is at risk for jail time depending on his record, the judge, the prosecutor, and other factors. He would be wise to take steps to get his license before court even if it means just getting a learner's permit. He should consult with an attorney about the charges.
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Evading police is the more serious charge, and carries much worse penalties. Depending on how egregious the "evading" was and how bad his prior record, he could be looking at jail. He needs a lawyer.
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