If charged with two counts, count one is a felony (threat), count two is a misdemeanor (assault), can you plead not guilty to the felony and guilty to the misdemeanor, or do you have to plead the same (guilty or not guilty) to both?
2 Answers from Attorneys
People charged with a crime may plead guilty to one offense and not another. If you face an issue, please seek qualified attorney counsel now. TRICIA DWYER ESQ
TRICIA DWYER ESQ & ASSOC PLLC
CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS
FELONIES, GROSS MISD., MISDEM.
It is common for criminal cases to be resolved with a plea to one charge, and dismissal of other charges. However, it would be foolish to consider a guilty plea to anything without first retaining and consulting your own criminal defense lawyer, at length. You are welcome to call me for a discussion over the phone.
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