Being convicted of a violent crime in the state of Georgia can result in some of the most significant consequences a person can face. This can include years of imprisonment and the lifelong burdens of having a criminal record. When facing these charges, it is important to understand that your future is at stake. No matter what type of violent crime you are charged with, it is crucial to retain the services of an experienced criminal defense attorney.
The term “violent crimes” encompasses a variety of different acts. However, they are all some of the most serious crimes that can be committed. This can include assault, battery, sexual assault, armed robbery, kidnapping, homicide, and aggravated assault. As these are all different charges, the consequences can vary depending on the nature and severity of the crime. Other factors can influence a person’s sentence, including the following:
It is important to know that crimes in the state of Georgia can be upgraded from simple to aggravated if violence is involved. These charges have greater consequences. The following are examples of increased penalties from simple to aggravated charges:
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