Felony Cases Reduced to Misdemeanors With no Jail Time in Cobb County
Contact: Attorney Richard Blevins
Legal Type: Criminal Law
Phone: (678) 354-2290
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
- Aggravated Assault
- probation violation
- Possession of Marijuana, Felony amount
Cobb County Court
Client was originally charged with possession of marijuana. He had approximately 400 grams of marijuana. While on bond, he was accused by his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend of assaulting them with a weapon. The second arrest caused the probation department to violate his probation. The client was then placed in custody with no bond on the new aggravated assault charge and he probation violation.
Attorney Blevins was able to petition the court to get him a bond on the new charge and probation case. After looking at the State’s evidence in the case, Attorney Blevins was able to close out the client’s probation case with no more jail time and reduce both felony cases to misdemeanors without any jail time.
Client was extremely happy.
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About Attorney Richard Blevins
Attorney Richard Blevins is a former Cobb County Assistant District Attorney and Assistant Solicitor General. He is a part-time criminal justice instructor at Chattahoochee Technical College in Marietta, Georgia.
He graduated third in his class at the DeKalb County Police Academy and achieved an intermediate certification from Georgia’s Peace Officer Standards & Training Council.
Attorney Richard Blevins was a former Detective with the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, a former Police Officer with the Milledgeville Police Department and the DeKalb County Police Department.
He also is veteran of the United States Army where he was a soldier in the Military Police Corps stationed overseas. Read more.