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Violent Crimes Attorneys
in Athens, Georgia

What Is Considered a Violent Crime in Georgia?

Violent crimes carry some of the heaviest punishments and penalties in the Georgia legal code. Furthermore, these violent crime charges come in a wide variety of forms. They may or may not have resulted in injury or death. Additionally, they may or may not involve a weapon. There are many types of violent crime. Moreover, people can be charged with crimes they did not commit. However, you need an aggressive and experienced defense lawyer no matter what type of violent crimes you're accused of.

Violent crime charges may be issued after a fight, an attack, or even death. There are many different kinds of violent crime, including:

  • Armed Robbery

  • Assault

  • Assault with a Weapon

  • Attempted Murder

  • Battery

  • Domestic Violence

  • Felony Weapons

  • Gang Crimes

  • Homicide

  • Kidnapping

  • Terroristic Threats

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How to Fight Violent Crime Charges

Even in the most severe cases, the US Constitution assures you of certain rights. One of these is the right to not incriminate yourself, the 5th Amendment. If you're arrested for a violent crime you shouldn't talk to anyone about the situation except a defense lawyer. This includes the police, family, friends, professors, and employers. The first thing you should do is contact us.

A good criminal defense lawyer makes it difficult for the government to convict you and makes sure to establish reasonable doubt. Violent crimes have very specific definitions in Georgia. The crime you are charged with may not match the actions you took. An experienced criminal defense attorney will be able to show how your actions do not fit the charge.

We have the skills and experience needed to work towards the best possible outcome from your violent crime charge. We have tried criminal cases for more than 18 years. As a result, we know the ins and outs of the system, and where the prosecution's case is the weakest. We will use those weaknesses to get you the best possible outcome for your case. Reach out to our law firm today in Athens, Georgia. We also represent the neighboring areas of Banks, Oglethorpe, Elbert, and Clarke Counties.