In the state of Georgia, the penalties attached to certain criminal convictions can be quite severe -- even life-changing. This is particularly true in felony cases. If you have been charged with a felony, how you fight your case and who you have helping you matters.
A random drug sweep at a Monroe County school resulted in the arrested of a 10th grader who allegedly had a stolen gun and bullets in his backpack. In Georgia, possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a firearm on school grounds may warrant felony-level charges despite the accused's young age. His case will first go to juvenile court and then a decision will be made as to whether he should be tried as an adult.
Police in Georgia were called to a hotel in the Cumming area to investigate an alleged assault. When they arrived, they found a victim with visible injuries to his neck and promptly arrested the man the victim identified as being responsible. This individual is now facing a felony assault charges, which can carry significant penalties.
Police in Georgia recently arrested a man who they say led them on a high-speed chase through the streets of Floyd County. He is facing a number of felony and misdemeanor charges for the incident. As such, how he approaches his case and who he has on his side is going to matter.
Police in Georgia recently arrested a man who stole a can of soda. He is facing both felony and misdemeanor charges for the crime. It is unclear when this case will be heard in court.
Police in DeKalb County recently arrested a man who allegedly threw a dog from the Interstate 20 overpass. This incident occurred near the end of June. This individual has since been charged with felony animal cruelty. The consequences attached to a felony level conviction can be quite severe. An experienced criminal defense attorney will be able to help this man navigate the Georgia criminal court system and seek the best outcome possible.
The state of Georgia has laws that protect its residents from domestic violence. Those accused of committing acts of family violence could find themselves facing a number of serious consequences -- particularly if felony domestic violence charges are ultimately filed against them. This may leave some individuals to wonder what constitutes a felony domestic violence charge?
Young man in his early 20s was recently arrested for his alleged involvement in a carjacking that is said to have occurred Feb. 19. The crime occurred in Georgia, but this individual was arrested in a neighboring state and sent back to Georgia for his criminal proceedings. He is facing felony charges, which can carry stiff penalties if he is ultimately convicted.
Police in Georgia were recently called about a man allegedly dragging a dog behind his truck. Investigators located the individual deemed responsible and promptly took him into custody. He is now facing an animal cruelty charge, which is a felony level offense.
Being charged with any sort of crime in Georgia or elsewhere can be a frightening thing. When it turns out the charges against you are filed at the felony level, your mind may be left spinning. What does this mean for your future? It is even possible to successfully fight a felony level charge?