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.
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: