Roswell DUI Lawyer Attorney Profiles FAQ Free Case Evaluation Contact Us
Instantly Connect with our office. Free Consultation Visit our Blog
About DUI in Georgia
DUI Defense
DUI Manslaughter
DUI Penalties
DUI with Injury
Felony DUI
Multiple DUI
Underage DUI
Breath and Blood Tests
DDS Hearings
Driving with Suspended License
Field Sobriety Tests
First Time DUI
Hit & Run
Reckless Driving
Vehicle Impoundment
Will I lose my license?
Red Light Violations
Commercial Drivers
Johns Creek
Sandy Springs
Cherokee County
Cobb County
Forsyth County
Fulton County
Gwinnett County
Drug Crimes
Juvenile Court
Public Intoxication
Simple Battery
Terroristic Threats
Traffic Violations
Violation of Probation
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Drug Crimes
  • Traffic Violations
  • Shoplifting
  • Simple Battery
  • Assault
  • Juvenile Court
  • Expungement
  • Domestic Violence
  • Theft
  • Trespassing
  • Public Intoxication
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Terroristic Threats
1560 Warsaw Road, Roswell, GA 30076

Simple Battery Defense Attorney in Roswell

Contact a Roswell Criminal Defense Lawyer

Georgia law defines simple battery as intentionally causing physical harm to another person, including any contact of an insulting or provoking nature. For example, hitting or pushing someone during an argument, or grabbing someone and holding them by the arm would be considered simple battery. Additionally, throwing something that strikes someone can be simple battery. We have handled cases where an object like a ball, a spoon, or a chair was thrown at a person, and the charge was simple battery.

Simple battery is a misdemeanor with a sentence of up to one year in jail and up to $1,000 in fines. However, aggravating circumstances can raise this charge to a misdemeanor of high and aggravated nature.

Examples of such aggravating circumstances include:

  • The victim is a law enforcement officer or law enforcement dog on duty
  • The crime falls under Georgia law as "domestic" (i.e. past or present spouses, children, etc.)
  • The victim is pregnant at the time, over 65, an official at an amateur level sporting event, or a public school employee on duty or on school property
  • The crime is committed by a staff member of a long-term care facility against a patient
  • The crime occurred in a public transport vehicle or station

Multiple offenses can result in a felony charge rather than a misdemeanor. If the victim has been substantially or visibly harmed, the charge would be considered battery as opposed to simple battery.

The Sherman Law Group is Available to Assist You

If you find yourself facing a simple battery charge, call The Sherman Law Group. Our experienced Roswell criminal defense attorneys can help you plan your defense and explore your options to reduce consequences of a simple battery charge.

Call us at (678) 712-8561‚Äč or schedule a FREE case evaluation online!
Attorney Web Design The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.

Website: The Sherman Law Group - Roswell DUI Attorney
Located at 1560 Warsaw Rd Roswell, GA 30076. View Map
Phone: (678) 712-8561 | Local Phone: (678) 215-4106.