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Athens Violent Crimes Attorney

Legal Professionals Experienced with Criminal Defense Litigation in Georgia

If you have been charged with any of the possible Athens violent crimes, it is critical that you have an experienced, passionate Athens criminal defense attorney, such as lawyer J. Lee Webb, by your side from the outset, to defend you and help you fight the charges brought against you. There are a number of different violent crimes a person can be charged with in Athens, all of which carry the potential for serious penalties and prison time, or even expulsion from the University of Georgia.

  • Assault & battery- If you are being charged with assault and battery, the prosecutor is alleging that you used force or threatened to use force against another person. There must be a resulting bodily injury or touching that is offensive.
  • Aggravated assault- You can be charged with aggravated assault if the prosecutor believes you intended to rape, rob or murder another person. You can also be charged with aggravated assault if you were alleged to use a deadly weapon to commit an assault, or if you discharged a firearm at the victim.
  • Aggravated battery- You can be charged with aggravated battery if your actions are alleged to have caused serious injuries to the victim, such as disfigurement, broken bones, or any injury that requires extensive medical care. The penalties for aggravated battery are substantial: up to 20 years in prison and fines of up to $100,000.

We encourage you to learn more about our firm and our team by calling (706) 705-5122 and scheduling a free consultation.

Sex Crimes

There are many different sex crimes that people in Athens, GA are charged with, and some of them are violent crimes. Not all sex crimes are automatically violent crimes, however. In general, there must be a resulting bodily injury and excessive force must be used. Some of the various violent sex crimes that a person can be charged with include rape, aggravated sodomy, and aggravated sexual battery. If you are charged with any of these crimes, or any other sex crime, you need legal help immediately, as you face substantial fines and prison time.

Murder

Of course, murder is one of the most serious and violent crimes a person can be accused of committing. There are many different types of murder charges, they all carry a prison term, and all will have serious and permanent consequences on your life and the lives of your loved ones. First degree murder is the most serious of the possible homicide charges you could face, and to be charged with and convicted of first degree murder, the prosecutor must be able to prove that you intended the murder and planned (premeditated) the murder.

Call (706) 705-5122 for Help

Violent crimes carry serious penalties, and without help you could be leaving yourself vulnerable to extended jail time. Learn about your options by scheduling a free consultation with our skilled Athens violent crimes attorney. We believe that our clients deserve skilled representation, which is why Attorney Webb works with clients to help come up with affordable payment plans.

You can reach the Law Offices of J. Lee Webb at (706) 705-5122. We can help you understand the full extent of your charges.

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  • We understand both the procedure of drug & alcohol tests, and the science behind them

  • Attorney Webb has earned numerous awards for his standard of excellence.

  • Clients receive Attorney Webb's personal cell phone & email address.

  • We have over 25 years of legal experience.

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  • Criminal Defense Client

    He is knowledgeable and very professional.

  • DUI Client

    This was a first-time DUI (0.08), first-ever offense of any sort. I was referred to Lee by a lawyer friend. Lee and Alisa (his assistant) did an outstanding job of guiding me through the process from first contact all the way through trial (that never occu

  • Kevin W. / DUI Client

    Lee did an amazing job on my case. He asked me to walk through all of the details of what had happened and then studied the police reports in great detail. Once we went to court it was clear from the beginning that the judges and prosecutors really respect

  • DUI Client

    Once I came into contact with Mr. Webb after facing an arrest for driving under the influence, I knew he was the man I could trust to help me when it came to the law. He simplified the legal process and was successfully able to reduce the charge I was pres

  • DUI Client

    As soon as I was charged with a DUI, I reached out to Lee Webb for representation—and my experience could not be more ideal. He immediately initiated an appeal for my administrative license suspension and reached out to the prosecutors for negotiation. Les

  • DUI Client

    The court kept pushing out my case date, but after three years, Lee was able to get it dismissed. I would recommend Lee to anyone facing criminal charges—even if you think it is an open-and-shut case, there are a number of factors that can change the outco

  • Criminal Defense Client

    I immediately researched defense lawyers and scheduled a free consultation with Lee Webb. As soon as I walked into his office, I felt relieved. While the situation was embarrassing, Lee treated me with respect and helped me through the process. He was alwa

  • Criminal Defense Client

    Lee and his team kept me updated throughout the entire process, and were always available if I had any questions. Lee was brutally honest and was true to his word during my proceedings. I am very satisfied with his representation as well as the results of

  • Criminal Defense Client

    I cannot say enough about Lee Webb. From start to finish, he made a miserable experience tolerable. Each employee I worked with – including with the individual who answered the phone on weekends—was top notch and beyond pleasant. The team kept me informed