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Savannah Violent Crimes Lawyer

Defending Clients Accused of Violent Crimes in Chatham County

State lawmakers have put statutes in place that heavily punish crimes of violence. If you are accused of committing violent crimes, you could face severe penalties and spend years serving in a state correctional facility.

Many offenses are classified as violent crimes, including:

If you are accused of these offenses, your future hangs in the balance. What happens at trial will significantly impact whether you walk away with your freedom intact or spend years behind bars.

The penalties imposed for violent crimes are so extreme that there is great urgency in retaining legal representation from a Savannah violent crime defense attorney with a record of favorable verdicts at trial. We urge you to connect with our firm if you are under investigation or have already been charged with a crime.

Have you been accused of a violent crime? Call The Schneider Law Firm today at (912) 385-0854 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our Savannah violent crimes attorney!

What are the Penalties for Violent Crimes in Georgia?

The state of Georgia does not take violent offenses lightly. As such, anyone convicted of a violent crime can face steep fines, jail time, and other severe penalties.

Prison sentences for common violent crimes include:

  • Murder: The death sentence or life in prison
  • Involuntary manslaughter: 1 to 20 years
  • Kidnapping: Up to 20 years
  • Simple assault: Up to 12 months
  • Aggravated assault: 10 to 20 years
  • Aggravated battery: Up to 20 years
  • Armed robbery: Up to 20 years
  • Vehicular homicide: Up to 15 years
  • Forcible rape: 20 years

All misdemeanor offenses allow for up to 12 months in jail and a $1,000 fine to be imposed.

Using a Weapon in the Commission of a Crime

Crimes involving firearms, knives, or other weapons are considered violent crimes, whether the weapon was used or not. Heavy fines are imposed on these crimes, often as high as $100,000, not including restitution to the victims. An alleged victim who feared imminent harm from a perpetrator armed with any weapon – whether that person was harmed or not – will lead to more severe penalties in a conviction.

Hate crimes are also more heavily punished. A crime classified in this manner can be a serious legal problem. Hate crimes are violent crimes committed against another due to gender, sexual orientation, religion, country of origin, or another form of bias. Gang crimes also carry heavier penalties in many cases.

Contact Our Violent Crimes Attorney Today

If you are facing criminal charges, you must find a trusted Savannah violent crime defense lawyer who can fight for you. Many people entrust their case to an overworked public defender or an inexperienced lawyer. When your freedom could be lost, you cannot take chances. Choose The Schneider Law Firm instead.

Contact The Schneider Law Firm today to schedule a consultation with our Savannah violent crimes defense lawyer!

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