If I read the link that you provided correctly, you were recently discharged from probation. I am not sure if you were successfully discharged, or a conviction was entered because you violated a deferred adjudication
If you were recently discharged (without progress, or a conviction was entered because you violated a deferred adjudication), then the judge will NOT look kindly upon you getting arrested/convicted so soon after the end of your probation.
The judge has much discretion when sentencing. The judge looks at many things, including but not limited to the following:
1. Your past criminal history (and how close it occurred to this event);
2. Whether you placed the officer(s) or yourself or the public in danger by your actions;
3. Whether you are employed;
4. Whether alcohol was involved in this incident;
5. Whether you have completed high school with a diploma or received a GED;
6. Your contacts within the community;
7. Whether you have family/friends to support you at the hearing/sentencing and whether they will support you afterwords;
8. The status of your driving
9. Any other factors that the judge may find relevant.
A reduction to a misdemeanor IS possible (if the prosecutor goes along with it and with the input of the police officer). However, an attorney will really have to fight hard to get you this deal. You may want to enter yourself into an anger management course. This will tell the prosecutor and judge that you are serious about handling the way you deal with stressful situations. That can do nothing but help your cause. Even if that doesn't occur, your attorney can ask for a recommendation that you be sentenced as a Class A misdemeanor and not a felony.
Unfortunately, it is impossible to tell you what a certain judge will do regarding sentencing. S/he has much discretion so long as it does not violate the maximum penalties. The judge, for example, could incarcerate you in the city jail for a period of time AND put you on probation. Also, fines and costs can be assessed in any case.
It is best that an attorney work with the prosecutor to come up with an agreement to either reduce the charge or agree on a sentence recommendation. Your attorney and prosecutor may even talk with the judge prior to your plea of guilty to an offense to find out what s/he will do. If it is not acceptable to you, you can still request a jury trial
I hope you find this information useful.
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As you know, it is in your best interest to keep a felony off of your record. A felony can affect your current or future employment, professional licensures, higher education, etc.