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Aggravated Felony Dismissed in Cobb County

July 2022

An LPR (Lawful Permanent Resident, i.e. a non-citizen with a Green Card) came to Kozycki Law with multiple very serious felony charges: Burglary in the First Degree, Terroristic Threats, Criminal Damage and Criminal Trespass. From day one our client proclaimed his innocence and we believed him 100%. Through countless meetings and phone calls, a thorough investigation, and relentless effort we came to deeply understood what had happened and were able to pick apart the State's case. Ultimately, the tireless investigation revealed that the State's key witness had repeatedly lied to their investigators. 

Initially, the DA's office wanted serious prison time. But worse, a conviction for any of the charges would have doomed our client's ability to remain in the United States. A conviction would have been considered an aggravated felony for immigration purposes. Should he have been convicted of any of the pending charges, he would have been stripped of his Green Card, removed from the United States, and permanently barred from coming back. 

It was a true honor to stand shoulder to shoulder with our client and forcefully proclaim his innocence. It took true courage for him to fight against the endless resources of the District Attorney's Office. But our client put in trust in Kozycki Law and we were able to get all charges dismissed.

Our team specializes in Crimmigration (the combination of criminal defense and immigration law). Kozycki Law is uniquely built to serve the needs of non-citizens charged with criminal conduct in Georgia. Non-citizens who are charged with criminal conduct face steep consequences should they be convicted. The interaction between immigration and criminal law is very complex and often misunderstood. At Kozycki Law we have a team of lawyers that specifically focuses on providing full-service criminal defense work for LPR, undocumented aliens, temporary visitors, and all other non-citizens charged with criminal conduct. When you hire Kozycki Law, you get far more than a team of aggressive trial attorneys with decades of criminal defense experience. With Kozycki Law, you have a team of lawyers under one roof, all working closely together throughout your case. You get criminal defense trial lawyers and immigration lawyers working together at every step to craft a solution that is perfectly suited to your unique situation.

Practice area(s): Criminal Defense

Court: Cobb County Superior Court

Anthony L. Kozycki

Criminal Defense Lawyer