Atlanta Criminal Defense Lawyer

In the state of Georgia, felonies are handled in Superior Court. They are punishable by a prison sentence ranging from 1 year to life in prison, or even the death penalty. Some examples of felonies are:

  • Aggravated Assault
  • Aggravated Battery
  • Arson
  • Burglary
  • Drug Offenses
  • Entering Auto
  • Forgery
  • ID Fraud
  • Robbery
  • Terroristic Threats

There are also several Serious Violent Felonies in Georgia. These crimes carry a punishment of no less than 10 years in prison without the ability to be released early. These include:

  • Aggravated Child Molestation
  • Aggravated Sexual Battery
  • Aggravated Sodomy
  • Armed Robbery
  • Kidnapping
  • Murder or Felony Murder
  • Rape

Other punishments that are often in conjunction with fines are:

  • Community Service
  • Banishment From The Appropriate Judicial Circuit
  • Loss of the Right to Vote During the Term of the Sentence
  • Loss of the Right to Own a Firearm for Life
  • Loss of State and Federal Financial Aid for Your Education
  • Loss of Driving Privileges

Mr. Enslein has extensive knowledge of the felony laws in Georgia, and he has an excellent working relationship with many Assistant District Attorneys around the state. We can help you achieve the results you need in court.

Although Mr. Enslein considers himself first and foremost a trial lawyer, he also routinely represents clients whose main interest is in resolving their case as swiftly as possible. While every situation is different, Mr. Enslein strives to minimize the effects and consequences of a criminal case to allow his clients to put the case behind them and move on with their professional and personal lives. Call us or e-mail us for a free consultation!


Free Case Evaluation


    Matthew did a great job with explaining the consequences of the offense and he also did a great job with explaining the possible outcome of the case. He was clear and answered all of my questions. He was responsive and available when needed. He also was on time to court appointments and filed the proper documents in a timely manner."

    Destinee Boneit