You can indeed get a felony assault dismissed or even dropped to a misdemeanor (especially if it is a first offense and you have a clean record), unless it is a case of domestic violence
and then the prosecutor/state has the sole discretion and then it will depend on the severity of the injury. Your best bet of doing this is to hire an attorney to represent you and work out a deal with the prosecution and if you cannot afford an attorney call the state bar and ask about the pro bono referral programs in the area or go to the university law clinic.
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