A felony is a crime punishable by imprisonment for more than one year.  A felony conviction on your record can not only affect job prospects but it will also affect your right to vote and your right to carry a gun.  Many felonies also carry stiff mandatory minimum sentences. 

Here is a brief list of some of the most common felonies charged in Georgia. 


  • Armed Robbery
  • Robbery
  • Murder
  • Voluntary Manslaughter
  • Felony Murder
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Aggravated Battery
  • Family violence Battery (domestic violence)
  • Possession of Cocaine
  • Possession of Heroin
  • Possession of Marijuana one ounce or more
  • Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Possession with Intent to Distribute
  • Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Substance
  • Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance
  • Possession of a Schedule III Controlled Substance
  • Possession of a Schedule IV Controlled Substance
  • Possession of a Schedule V Controlled Substance

 

  • Sale of a Controlled Substance
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Burglary 1st or 2nd Degree
  • Theft by Shoplifting
  • Theft by Taking
  • Theft by Receiving
  • Theft by Deception
  • Forgery
  • Financial Transaction Card Fraud
  • DUI 
  • Fourth Conviction for DUI in ten years
  • Serious Injury by Vehicle
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Habitual Violator
  • Child Molestation
  • Statutory Rape
  • Cruelty to Children
  • Obstruction of a Law Enforcement Officer
  • Making a False Statement