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Chances are, the only reason bail was set on your son is that he's not local. They want to ensure that he'll come back to fight the case. However, it is highly unlikely that on a first arrest your son would have to worry about a jail sentence. And it's possible to bargain the charges down or perhaps for him to get a deferred adjudication -- a special form of probation where he works off his plea so that his conviction is removed from his record.
It is not, however, possible for you and your husband to do that for your son. Only a lawyer or the defendant himself can advocate on behalf of a defendant. You will not be allowed any role in the proceedings and cannot address the court. The best thing you can do for your son is to make sure that when he returns to court in September, he has a criminal lawyer with him to protect his rights and negotiate the most favorable disposition possible or, in the alternative, to fight the case all the way to trial if your son would rather not take a plea.
He would be eligible for a public defender if he cannot afford a lawyer, but he would have to ask the judge for one.
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