criminal defense attorney in Athens, GA

Assault and Battery Cases Aren't Cut and Dry

That's why you need a strong criminal defense attorney in Athens, GA

Assault and battery charges can arise from a variety of situations. Maybe you got in a bar fight that got too aggressive or were accused of robbing someone with a firearm. Either way, you'll need assertive representation. The Olson Law Office is a criminal defense law firm in Athens, GA.

Attorney Olson has experience with both felony and misdemeanor assault and battery cases. He'll explain the nuances of the law to you, gather helpful evidence and fight for you in court. Meet with a criminal defense attorney with over 11 years of experience today.

Understand the penalties you face

You want to know how high the stakes are. A criminal defense attorney will let you know. Simple assault and battery is a misdemeanor. Your punishments will include fines up to $1,000 and up to a year in prison. However, "aggravated circumstances" can increase fines up to $5,000. You may face these higher fines if your alleged victim is:

  • Pregnant
  • Elderly
  • A police officer
  • Your spouse
You need a strong litigator to represent you, no matter what your situation is. Visit our criminal defense law firm today to get sound advice on your case.