An aggravated assault occurs when you assault someone:
1) With intent to murder, rape, or rob;
2) With a deadly weapon; or
3) Fire at persons from a moving vehicle.
Penalties for Aggravated Assault
Depending upon the
circumstances, an aggravated assault is a
felony for which you could
receive a sentence of 1-20 years, 3-20 years, or 5-20 years.
Penalties for Aggravated Assault Under The Family Violence
A conviction for
Violence Aggravated Assault is a felony punishable by 3-20 years.
OCGA § 16-7-21
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