Chris Brown's Court Date -- What Could Happen?

Chris Brown

is scheduled to be arraigned today in the

domestic violence

case

against girlfriend Rihanna

, but sources say the formal charging of the pop star could be delayed. It is possible that the DA could ask for more time to look over the evidence or hand the case to the City Attorney and get Chris a less serious charge.

People.com spelled out a list of possible scenarios that could go down today:

• The DA could charge him with any number of felonies, among them, domestic violence and making criminal threats, each carrying a maximum three years in state prison. They could also file a combination of felonies and misdemeanors.

• If charged with a felony, Brown will be required to personally show in court and could enter a plea.

• If the DA doesn't file a case against him Thursday, Brown will not be required to show, and would be notified to return to court at a later date.

• The DA could decline to file formal charges, and refer the case to the City Attorney's office for misdemeanor review, which could take days or weeks.

 

Anyone want to take a guess of how this is going to pan out today?

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