Aggravated Assault Defense Attorney in Atlanta
What is aggravated assault?
Aggravated assault is a serious crime. Assault and battery are considered
to be two separate offenses in the state of Georgia, although they are
often charged simultaneously. Assault involves the threat of violence
against another individual in order to force that person to comply with
the offender's demands, while battery is committing an act of force
Aggravated assault is defined as assault with the intent of robbery, rape,
or murder; a firearm discharged from a motor vehicle; or the threat of
violence using a weapon. This weapon does not necessarily have to be a
gun - it could be any dangerous object, including a bat, knife, club, or car.
What penalties could I face for aggravated assault in Georgia?
Aggravated assault is a felony and conviction necessitates serious penalties.
In addition to the consequences of a felony conviction - such as a criminal
record and loss of the right to own a firearm - individuals found guilty
of aggravated assault could face stiff state punishments.
Penalties for aggravated assault may include:
- State prison, between 3 and 20 years
- Probation, up to 20 years
- As much as $100,000 in fines
- Possible mandatory financial restitution to the victim
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