Violent crimes are prosecuted aggressively in the State of Georgia, and if you have been charged with a violent crime, your life could be changed forever. If you are convicted, you face many years in prison, heavy fines that will leave you bankrupt, and other punishments that will make life difficult for you even if and when you are released from incarceration.
Common violent crimes in Georgia include:
- Domestic Violence
- False Imprisonment
- Attempted murder
Even though these charges are some of the most serious crimes a person can be charged with, an experienced criminal defense attorney will know how best to defend a client who has been accused of such things.
Successful defenses to violent crimes in Georgia can include:
- Proof that the client’s actions were required in self defense or the defense of others against harm
- Proof that the client’s actions were required in defense of property against unlawful entry or an attack on home/property
- Proof that the victim used abusive language prior to the incident that provoked the client
- Lack of intent to cause harm or injury
Even if the evidence against you seems insurmountable, a seasoned criminal defense attorney has creative strategies that can be employed in order to get the charges against you dismissed or reduced. At the Law Offices Of Sparticus Heyward, PC, we are committed to supporting you throughout this difficult time, regardless of the violent crime you are being charged with.
Call us today for a consultation to discuss your case. (770) 933-5324.