Will Jonathan Majors Serve Jail Time After Guilty Verdict? Lawyers Weigh In

Jonathan Majors was found guilty of assaulting and harassing his former girlfriend Grace Jabbari by a jury on Monday in a split verdict.

The 34-year-old Creed III star was found guilty of two charges: misdemeanor assault in the third degree, recklessly causing physical injury, and harassment in the second degree, which is a violation

He was found not guilty of misdemeanor third-degree assault with intent to cause bodily harm and misdemeanor second-degree aggravated harassment.

When Majors is sentenced on Feb. 6, he could face up to a year in prison. What comes next? Brett Ward, a partner at Blank Rome, and Kate Mangels, 

a litigation partner at Kinsella Holley, both of whom are unrelated to the case, were contacted. "I would say that it's highly unlikely that he does any type of significant time," Ward said.

 While misdemeanors in New York are punishable by "up to a year in prison," he claims that such a harsh sentence is "normally unlikely,"

 with options such as behavioral programs and probation also at the judge's discretion.

However, because of the trial's spotlight, the judge may choose to make an example of Majors,

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