Violent Crime Defense Attorney in Dunwoody, Georgia

Let a Former Prosecutor Protect Your Rights & Freedom

Violent crimes are some of the most serious crimes in Georgia and in other states across the country. Since these criminal offenses involve injury or death - or fear of such imminent danger - many of them are charged as felonies, which carry harsh penalties like imprisonment. In order to either avoid a conviction or avoid serving any time behind bars, you need a skilled criminal defense attorney on your side to get the most favorable outcome in your case.

Schwartz Trial Law provides attentive and personalized legal representation to residents in Dunwoody and throughout Dekalb County and beyond. As a former Assistant District Attorney, Attorney Ryan Schwartz has extensive knowledge of both sides of the courtroom to guide his clients through the complexities of the criminal justice system, while protecting their rights and freedom. His individualized legal strategies have helped many clients either get their cases dismissed or their charges or sentence reduced.

If you or a loved one is being accused of a violent crime in Dunwoody or within Dekalb County, contact the firm today for a free initial consultation.

What Are Violent Crimes?

Violent crimes entail some form of harm against someone else. Additionally, such harm includes threats of imminent force that make another person fear for their life and safety. In other words, you can commit a violent crime for attacking someone or threatening to attack.

Types of Violent Offenses in Georgia

Common types of violent crimes in Georgia include:

  • Assault and battery
  • Domestic violence
  • Kidnapping
  • Arson
  • Robbery
  • Gun charges
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder

What Are the Penalties for Violent Crimes?

Violent crimes, particularly violent felonies, are associated with the harshest penalties. A conviction can result in fines worth tens of thousands of dollars, victim restitution, a prison sentence for at least one year or up to life, and even the death penalty.

Request a Free Consultation Today

Attorney Ryan Schwartz can investigate your arrest, gather and examine evidence, and determine if law enforcement officials violated your constitutional rights or if there are any weaknesses in the prosecution's case against you. He has built strong relationships with judges and prosecutors in the local courts to help his clients obtain the best possible results.

Contact us today to let a Dunwoody violent crime defense lawyer help you get your life back on track.