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ryan schumaker

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im in court for an aggravated assault i have commited assault before will the judge have a record of this when deciding what to do with me when it comes to sentencing i only got jailed for two weeks and then released on a good behaviour bond which i did,nt break when i was 21 and have not been to court for anything since then which was 13 years ago
 

Tim W

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Yes, your history will be in play for the magistrate or judge
when they work out what kind of penalty you can face.
 

ryan schumaker

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thankyou for your reply tim also would you know what the likely outcome for me would be if i plead guilty cause i have stayed out of trouble for a while and that i suffer from schizophrenia
 

Tim W

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I don't know enough about you, or your history, or the facts, or the details of the offence to be able to guess on a penalty.
If schitzophrenia is in play, start thinking about obtaining medical reports etc.
Any paperwork you have that talks about your disease, you should provide to your solicitor.