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The District Attorney has a lot of discretion when deciding what to charge. Because a razor blade can be considered a deadly or dangerous weapon, it is possible that he'll be charged with assault in the second degree
, which is a Class D felony. If the other individual was injured, then he could be charged with first degree
assault instead, which is a Class B felony. That doesn't mean that he'll be CONVICTED of first or second degree assault - it is always possible to negotiate a plea and some prosecutors will charge someone expecting that the accused person will agree to plead guilty to a lesser charge.
Your husband should be able to get a hearing today or tomorrow for an arraignment, where the judge will explain the charges against him and give him a chance to plead not guilty. At that point, he can ask the judge to appoint a lawyer for him if he cannot afford one, and the lawyer will request bail. The judge has discretion on how much bail to set - how soon your husband gets released may wind up being based on how long you need to get the money together. The amount typically depends on which crime a person is charged with, the facts surrounding the allegations, and the person's criminal record
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