Gwinnett County residents may know that facing criminal charges in Georgia can be a stressful experience. During an arrest, the behavior of a suspect may influence the legal outcome for the person accused. Even for adults, it can be difficult to determine how to react when law enforcement makes contact to accuse someone of a crime. Recently, a 12-year-old boy found himself facing a situation that resulted in felony charges after an incident at a local mall.
You are facing felony charges of assault and battery, and you feel overwhelmed by frightening, complex criminal justice system. If you are convicted of your charges, the state will consider you a felon.