Felony Lawyer in DeKalb County, GA
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In Georgia, a felony is a crime that causes severe harm to another person or their property that is punishable by a minimum sentence of one year in prison. While many states in the U.S. use a predetermined class system to assign the penalty for a felony, Georgia is unique in that it assigns sentences on a crime-by-crime basis. Each individual felony has its own sentence, ranging from one year of jail time to the death sentence.
Because of this large range of possible sentences and their severity, it is absolutely essential to secure the assistance of a DeKalb County felony defense lawyer who has a thorough knowledge of the penalty system in the state and is prepared to fight for your rights in court.
The former elected District Attorney Robert James possesses 25 yearsof experience in the criminal justice system and is ready to help you. Call (404) 620-6110 today!
Some of the crimes that count as felonies in Georgia are:
In many of these cases, the sentencing for the crime is affected by the circumstances surrounding it. For example, the amount of damage inflicted or whether the crime was a first offense or not are both elements that are taken into consideration by the court.
If the accused is convicted, they are not merely subject to prison time or a large fine, but they will also gain a serious criminal record that will negatively impact their future endeavors. Having a felony on your criminal record can prevent you from securing certain jobs, living in certain places, or attaining certain licenses.
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Robert James Trial Attorney can provide the aggressive representation you need to navigate this serious situation. The former elected District Attorney has been a top prosecutor for 10 years and is prepared to do all he can to assist you. He knows how to help you walk through this time and protect your future. Our firm knows you do not want this one mistake to define your future, so let us help.
Call (404) 620-6110 to speak with a DeKalb County felony defense attorney.