Using A Weapon During An Assault
If you have been charged with assault with a deadly weapon or another form of aggravated assault, you are mostly likely facing felony charges. Under Georgia law, aggravated assault involves attempting to violently injure someone while:
- Using a deadly weapon, an object that is likely to seriously injure a person or an object that is likely to strangle a person
- Attempting to rob, murder or rape the person
- Shooting a firearm from a car or other vehicle
Penalties For Aggravated Assault In Georgia
Aggravated assault is a felony in Georgia. A conviction could lead to substantial fees and jail time of at least one year and as much as 20 years. If you have been charged with aggravated assault, you need a strong defense attorney on your side.
At Hirsch Criminal Defense, attorney Matt Hirsch is dedicated to defending people in the Atlanta area who have been charged with crimes like aggravated assault. He ensures that clients receive a strong defense based on a thorough understanding of all aspects of a criminal case.
He understands how much is at stake if you are facing charges of aggravated assault. He will aggressively represent your interests in court, making sure your rights are protected and your case has the best possible chance of a favorable outcome given the facts of the case.