Atlanta, GA asked in Criminal Law for Georgia

Q: If a person is found guilty of aggravated child molestation in the state of GA and they receive life are they in priso

On until they die ?

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David S West
David S West
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Marietta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Any person who received a Life sentence in Georgia is now required to serve a minimum of thirty (30) years of that sentence. Only persons sentenced to “Life Without The Possibility Of Parole” actually will never get out. Regardless a Life sentence means all of a persons life unless they are less than 40 years old when sentenced in most cases. This is why it is very important for people given such sentences to seek the assistance of an appeal lawyer to see if anything can be done to help such a person.

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