He should plead not guilty. If this was issued for federal court
, then you need to get him a federal public defender, because while jail time is not likely for a juvenile offender, once he has a guilty verdict on his record for a federal offense, there is no way to remove that charge or clear the record. Thus, your son's attorney will attempt to negotiate some type of deal to get a dismissal which would at least not show as a conviction on the federal criminal record
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