Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia

Q: Can you be charged with multiple counts of aggravated battery and assault for the same victim?

I was charged with aggravated battery for injury to the ear, charged with aggravated battery for the injury to the back of the head and charged with aggravated assault in general for the victim

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2 Lawyer Answers
Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Marietta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: You can be charged with pretty much anything they want to charge you with. The important question is whether they can convict you. If you face serious felony charges such as these, it is important to hire a criminal defense lawyer to protect you and your rights.

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Sean McIlhinney
Sean McIlhinney
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Norcross, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: This is a good question.

Unfortunately, the answer is yes. The State is permitted to charge a Defendant with multiple counts of aggravated battery.

However, the fact that the State is permitted to charge you does not mean that the State will positively be able to prove its case against you to a jury beyond a reasonable doubt!

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

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

Please feel free to call me to discuss your specific situation and my defense strategy. I can give you my complete case evaluation and fee quote after discussing the case with you in detail.

My contact details are set out below.

Sean McIlhinney, Esq


Cell: 404-932-3099

Office: 678-387-6920

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