Crimes Against the Person

Aggravated Assault

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1525371131614{padding-bottom: 35px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Aggravated Assault” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1525371484422{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column_text]Aggravated Assault is the more serious of the assault-related charges, the other being Simple Assault.  Unlike Simple Assault, Aggravated Assault is always classified as a felony offense. According to O.C.G.A. § 16-5-21, Aggravated Assault occurs when a person assaults another person: With …

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Aggravated Battery

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1523384656954{padding-bottom: 35px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Aggravated Battery” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1523385749284{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545153375989{padding-top: 25px !important;}”]Under O.C.G.A § 16-5-24, a person commits an Aggravated Battery when he or she “maliciously causes bodily harm to another by depriving him/her of a member of his/her body, by rendering a member of his/her body useless, or by …

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Crimes Against The Person

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1521220082899{padding-bottom: 35px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Crimes Against The Person” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1521220420028{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column_text]Under Georgia law, there are many types of “Crimes Against the Person.”  These range from Simple Assault, a misdemeanor, all the way to Felony Murder, which carries the potential for a death penalty sentence.  Essentially, Crimes Against the Person are crimes in …

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