Facing charges of aggravated assault can be a seriously traumatic experience. If you are facing an assault charge, our attorneys at Weintraub & Alper Legal are here to help you. Our aggravated assault representation has years of experience in representing individuals facing assault charges and will go above and beyond to help you fight for your legal rights.
Assault charges can be very complex, and having a reputable attorney by your side is critical for ensuring that you have the legal support that you need during this difficult time. At Weintraub & Alper Legal, we understand how important it is for you to protect your rights from excessive punishment and wrongful conviction. Aggravated assault may lead to a felony conviction, which can have life-changing consequences. Discuss your situation with our criminal defense attorneys in Atlanta. Let our legal team help you find a resolution to your legal issues and minimize the damages!
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What Is Aggravated Assault?
Aggravate assault is defined as a purposeful unlawful attack by an individual, on another person, with the intent of severe or aggravated physical harm.
Aggravated assault is an assault that is executed with the intention of doing any of the following, with a deadly weapon or object, by caustic chemical, or by discharging a firearm from a vehicle:
What are the Penalties for Aggravated Assault in Georgia?
In Georgia, the prosecutor must prove that an assault was committed with the intent to murder, rob, or rape. Additionally, if an individual discharges a firearm from a vehicle or uses a deadly weapon to induce serious bodily injury they may be charged with aggravated assault as well.
Aggravate assault is considered a felony in the state of Georgia, and can lead to serious consequences. With these specific intents and special circumstances, aggravated assault is considered a felony offense that can result in up to $100,000 in fines, up to 20 years in prison, a maximum probationary period, and financial compensation for the victim of the incident.
Legal penalties are a result of aggravated assault in Georgie may include the following:
- Between 1-20 years of prison time
- Up to 50 years of prison time for cases in which a person had intended of raping a young child
- A fine that can cost up to $100,000
- Restitution (paying back the victim for the crime committed)
Is Aggravated Assault a Felony in Georgia?
In Georgia, aggravated assault is considered a serious crime and is typically classified as a felony. Aggravated assault is defined as an assault that involves the use of a deadly weapon or an assault that causes serious bodily injury to the victim.
It is punishable by imprisonment for up to 20 years, depending on the specific circumstances of the case. If you have been charged with aggravated assault in Georgia, it is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible. A qualified attorney can help you understand the charges against you and advise you on the best course of action to take.
Fighting Your Assault Charges in Georgia
If you are facing any charge of assault, Weintraub & Alper Legal is here to help. Our Atlanta criminal lawyers are highly-skilled in criminal defense and understand the complexities of assault charges. Because there are several factors that come into play in an assault case, it is important for individuals to be protected from false accusations and improper court proceedings. When it comes to your rights and future opportunities, do not settle for a lesser defense.
Our firm offers many effective legal tools to our clients, including:
- 55+ years of combined legal experience in criminal law
- A history of successful case results and legal resolutions
- Attorney Weintraub's experience as a former federal prosecutor
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At Weintraub & Alper Legal, we understand that assault and battery laws can be complex. We also understand how important it is that your rights are protected from wrongful convictions and severe punishment. Let our aggravated assault attorneys help you, and provide you with the fierce representation that you need.
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