Felony Cases In Fulton County Superior Court
Are you or a loved one charged with a felony in Fulton County Superior Court? Felony charges are very serious and the outcome can impact the rest of your life. You need skilled legal representation to secure the best result for your case. The attorneys at Cohen & Hirsch have well over a decade of experience handling criminal cases in the Fulton County Complaint Room, Fulton County Superior Court Non-Complex Division and the Fulton County Superior Court Complex Case Divisions.
The court system in Fulton County is unlike any other throughout the metro Atlanta area and the state of Georgia. Due to the overwhelming caseload in Fulton County, the courts are divided into three segments with the overriding goal of fast-tracking your case. The vast majority of criminal cases in Fulton County Superior Court are resolved within nine weeks of arrest and will require two court dates within that nine week period. It is crucial that you have an attorney throughout this process. These courts are often confusing and crowded. You need an experienced criminal defense attorney to guide you through the process to a favorable outcome.
Am Going To Prison? What Outcome Can I Expect For My Felony Charge?
The good news about Fulton County Superior Court is that there are many options for resolving a felony case. If you have no criminal history and are charged with a low-level felony such as Violations of the Georgia Controlled Substances Act (drug possession), Theft or fraud you may be eligible for a diversion program. Diversion is a fantastic option for first-time offenders because if you successfully complete the terms of your diversion your case will be placed on the dead docket and the District Attorney’s Office will consent to have your arrest record expunged. If you have a criminal history you may still be eligible for probation in lieu of prison time. Securing the serviced of an experience Fulton County criminal defense attorney will be vital in assuring you get the best outcome possible on your case.
If you, or a loved one, are charged with a more serious felony, such as burglary, domestic violence, drug trafficking, possession with intent to distribute, armed robbery, aggravated assault, vehicular homicide, manslaughter or murder, you need a criminal defense attorney who is well-respected and experienced in Fulton County.
Why Choose Cohen & Hirsch Criminal Defense?
The attorneys at Cohen & Hirsch have been practicing in Fulton County Superior Court for well over a decade. Attorney Jill Polster is a former Fulton County Public Defender who spent six years fighting for her clients, winning trials, and earning a reputation for her tenacity in achieving positive outcomes. Attorney Andy Cohen has quickly gained a local reputation for his earnest defense of his clients. Both Cohen and Polster are experienced and well-respected in Fulton County and are skilled at navigating the complicated fast-paced court system there.