Can you be charged with multiple aggravated assault and assault for the same victim?  – Georgia Criminal Law Questions and Answers


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Do you have multiple charges against you?

I was charged with grievous bodily harm for injury to the ear, grievous bodily harm for injury to the back of the head, and grievous bodily harm to the victim in general

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A: You can be charged with pretty much anything you’re accused of. The important question is whether they can convict you. If you’re accused of serious crimes like these, it’s important to hire a criminal defense attorney to protect you and your rights.

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A: That’s a good question.

Unfortunately, the answer is yes. The state has the right to charge a defendant with multiple aggravated assault.

However, the fact that the state is allowed to bring charges against you does not mean that the state will be able to prove its case against you beyond a reasonable doubt in front of a grand jury!

I would advise you to also contact an experienced Georgia criminal defense attorney who can provide you with a detailed case assessment and cost estimate after speaking with you and learning more details about the case.

I have been practicing law in Georgia for over 20 years and regularly handle criminal cases throughout Georgia.

Feel free to call me to discuss your specific situation and my defense strategy. After thoroughly discussing the case with you, I can provide you with my full case assessment and fee offer.

You can find my contact details below.

Sean McIlhinney, Esq


Cellphone: 404-932-3099

Office: 678-387-6920

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