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Charlie Sheen: Court on Monday, back to work Tuesday

March 12, 2010 | 11:22 am

Sheen court Before getting back to work on the "Two and a Half Men" set Tuesday, Charlie Sheen is scheduled to start the week with an arraignment hearing in an Aspen, Colo., courtroom -- where the question if the day will be, will the actor cop a plea?

The Pitkin County District Court hearing is, of course, regarding the one felony and two misdemeanor charges stemming from his Christmas Day arrest on suspicion of assaulting wife Brooke Mueller. LA Now reported earlier this week that the prosecutor will announce whether that felony charge will be filed; TMZ is reporting Friday that Sheen's camp is hoping for a plea deal that would include no jail time.

“Brooke’s position is she would like the charges to be dismissed and the case to be over,” her attorney, Yale Galanter, said after the Feb. 8 hearing at which Sheen was charged and one original felony count, second-degree assault, was reduced to a misdemeanor third-degree assault. According to TMZ's sources, police said they have enough physical evidence to proceed to trial without her testimony.

Sheen has been in rehab in what his camp called "a preventative measure" since Feb. 23 -- and TMZ reports he'll be heading back there after work each day. Mueller has been living at their home with their twin boys and a private rehab team since late February.

The courthouse, meanwhile, was "preparing for a media crush," even as Sheen's Aspen-based attorney filed a request ...

... that the hearing be held in chambers, the Aspen Daily News reports. But don't expect any play-by-play of the hearing on Twitter -- the judge has banned all sorts of cameras, phones, camera-phones and the like from the third floor of the courthouse on Monday.

-- Christie D'Zurilla

Photo: Charlie Sheen outside court in Aspen, Colo., on Feb. 8. Credit: Riccardo S. Savi / Getty Images. 

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