Douglasville, GA asked in Criminal Law for Georgia

Q: I have been charged with conspiracy to commit a felony even tho I didn’t agree to commit the act

I went with my friends to this vape shop and they wanted to rob it and I had put on my shirt over my face and told them no that it was a bad idea and that we should leave and the only reason I had my shirt over my face is cause it was cold and it was raining so why should I be charged with conspisracy to commit the act if I told my friends that I want gonna be involved in the act and I’m only 17 and this is my first charge but I haven’t been to court I went to jail for 7 days and bonded out so what will happen in court if I use my first offenders act?

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David Edward Boyle

Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Monroe, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: I would encourage you to hire a lawyer in the jurisdiction where you were arrested. The charge is not going away on its own but you may have some options to avoid a conviction.

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