Help, I Have Been Charged With Assault!
If you are facing criminal assault charges that may or may not involve weapons, you should contact a lawyer as soon as possible. Hiring an attorney will give you the chance you need to fight your assault charge.
Contact BRE Law to put your mind at ease by allowing Attorney BRE to build a strong defense after thoroughly investigating your case.
What Are The Consequences If I Am Convicted?
In Georgia, assault charges can be considered simple or aggravated. Simple assault is considered a misdemeanor whereas aggravated assault, such as an assault with a weapon, is considered a felony. Battery charges are also considered to be either simple or aggravated.
Simple assault is verbally threatening someone or pointing a gun at someone. Penalties may include up to one year in jail, up to $1,000 in fines, probation and restitution to the victim.
Aggravated assault is physically attacking someone or attacking someone with a weapon (a firearm, object, device or vehicle). Aggravated assault is a felony and has severe consequences. Consequences may include one to 20 years of imprisonment, fines and restitution to the victim.
Simple battery is causing physical harm to another person or making physical contact in an insulting manner. Consequences of a simple battery charge may include one year in jail, up to $1,000 in fines, probation and restitution to the victim.
Aggravated battery is causing serious injury to a victim. Penalties for this felony include a minimum of one to 20 years of imprisonment, fines and restitution to the victim.
Attorney Evans will provide you with honest legal advice and answers to your questions.
You Do Not Have To Face Assault Charges Alone
Before you take a plea deal or make any deals with the prosecution, hire an attorney to help you investigate your case and identify your options. For an aggressive defense, contact BRE Law at 678-369-0535 or by using this online contact form.