If I’m charged with first degree assault and had 2 domestic violence convictions 7 years ago, what are my chances with my record of not getting jail time?

The prosecutor would not lower my charges.

Asked on September 13, 2012 under Criminal Law, Ohio


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

From what you have written about and the fact that you have two prior domestic violence convictions stemming seven (7) years back that could possible be used as an enhancement against you concerning the current first degree assault case pending against you, I would say that the chances of you spending jail time upon convicition of your current matter is 90% based upon my experience as a former deputy district attorney.

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