Should I plead guilty for battery if the victim was threatening me? 1 Answers as of October 29, 2010

I had a fight with someone in a bar who was drunk and making verbal threats and insulting me. I ended up breaking his nose. If I plead guilty will this reduce the charges or should I hire an attorney and fight the case?

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Jackson White, PC | Jeremy Geigle
I have seen a bar room fight that resulted in a broken nose charged as an aggravated assault instead of a misdemeanor assault or disorderly conduct. An attorney would be very helpful in navigating those waters.
Answer Applies to: Arizona
Replied: 10/29/2010
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