Legal Question in Traffic Law in Georgia

I was charged with hit and run but, I was threatened by knife by the same person and then I was chased down by the same person that I hit. I drove away from the scene in fear of my life but I was on the phone with 911 operater the whole time. Should I take this to a jury trial??

Asked on 12/23/11, 1:04 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Glen Ashman Ashman Law Office

You have a serious criminal charge where you can go to prison. You need to have a good lawyer. Your lawyer will determine if a jury trial is appropriate. Often, he may have better ways to accomplish the best possible result.

If you represent yourself, expect to have things likely go badly. And if you try to do a jury trial yourself, given the complexity, expect to have things likely go very badly,

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Answered on 12/23/11, 5:13 am

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