Shania King is an experienced attorney who has handled several types of cases. As a former prosecutor, Shania King understands both sides of the law.  Ms. King knows there is a difference between being charged with a crime and being guilty of it.

We’ve include a brief section of Shania’s many successes.  Do you need to ask Shania for help on your case? Contact her now! 

 

Theft by Taking, Financial Transaction Card Theft

Client could be sentenced up to 13 years in prison. Client had an extensive criminal history. Result: inpatient treatment and no jail time.

 Public Indecency

Client could be sentenced up to 12 months in jail. Client had an extensive criminal history.  Result: credit for time served.

 Probation Violation

Client committed a new offense while on probation in Dekalb for Burglary. Client’s probation could be revoked for up to 3 years.  Result:  credit for time served and client’s probation was terminated.

 Solicitation of Sodomy, Enticing a Child for Indecent Purposes

Client faced up to 50 years in prison. Client had no criminal history.  Result:  dismissal of all charges.

 Simple Assault, Aggravated Assault, Hit & Run, Probation Violation

Client faced up to 24 years in prison. Client had a prior Aggravated Assault conviction.  Result:  3 years of probation, $500 fine, and dismissal of the Aggravated Assault charge.

 8 Counts of Entering Auto, Burglary

Client faced up to 60 years in prison. Client had no criminal history. Result:  8 years of probation and 90 days of jail. 

Theft by Receiving Stolen Property

Client faced up to 10 years in prison.  Client had an extensive criminal history.  Represented client at a preliminary hearing and won a dismissal based on insufficient evidence.

Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Obstruction, Open Container

Client faced up to 10 years in prison. Client had an extensive criminal history.  Result: 5 years of probation with 1 year on work release.

Obstruction, Possession of Marijuana Less Than an Ounce, Driving While License Suspended, Driving While Registration Suspended

Client faced up to 8 years in prison.  Client was on First Offender probation. Result: Client kept their First Offender, received credit for time served, and 5 years of probation.

Possession of Heroin

Client faced up to 15 years in prison. Client had a prior drug conviction.  Result: dismissal of client’s charge.

Possession of Marijuana Less Than an Ounce

Client faced up to 12 months in jail. Client had no criminal history.  Result: dismissal of client’s charge.

DUI, Improper Headlights, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, Possession of Marijuana More than an Ounce

Client faced up to 17 years in prison. Client had no criminal history.  Result: dismissal of the Firearm charge, DUI reduced to Reckless Driving, $1500 fine, and six years of probation.

Escape

Client faced up to 10 years in prison.  Client had an extensive criminal history.  Represented client at a preliminary hearing and won a dismissal based on insufficient evidence.

Possession of Marjijauna with Intent to Distribute, Obstruction, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony

Client faced up to 16 years in prison.  Client had no criminal history.  Result: dismissal of all charges except the Obstruction charge. Client received 12 months of probation and a $500 fine.

Sale of Heroin

Client faced up to 30 years of prison.  Client had an extensive criminal history.  Result: 20 years of probation and a $1,500 fine.

DUI, No Headlights

Client faced up to 1 year in jail.  Client had no criminal history.  Result: DUI reduced to Reckless Driving and a dismissal of the No Headlights charge.

Possession of Marijuana Less than an Ounce, No Seatbelt

Client faced up to 1 year in jail.  Client had a prior marijuana conviction.  Result:  dismissal of all Client’s charges.

Theft By Taking

Client faced up to 10 years in prison.  Client had several prior theft convictions. Result: 5 years of probation.

Violation of Employment Security Law-Unemployment Compensation

Client faced up to 5 years in prison.  Client had a small criminal history.  Result: dismissal of client’s charge.

DUI Under 21

Client faced up to 1 year in jail. Client had no criminal history.  Result:  DUI reduced to Reckless Driving and a $300 fine.

Forgery in the Third Degree

Client faced up to 5 years in prison.  Client had no criminal history. Result:  3 years of probation.

Failure to Maintain Lane

CDL Driver facing 3 points if convicted and would lose his job.  Result:  Failure to Maintain Lane reduced to a non-reporting offense and saved client’s CDL.

Driving Without a Valid License, No Headlights

Client faced up to 20 days in jail, because he had 2 prior Driving Without A Valid License convictions.  Result: negotiated a fine for client to avoid jail time.

DUI

Client faced up to 1 year in jail. Out-of-state client received a DUI while on vacation in Georgia.  Client had no criminal history. Result: DUI reduced to Reckless Driving.

Abuse of a Disabled Adult or Resident

Client faced up to 5 years in prison.  Client had a small criminal history. Result: dismissal of client’s charge.

Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana Less than an Ounce

Client faced up to 15 years in prison. Client had an extensive criminal history.  Result:  3 years of probation.

Reckless Conduct

Client faced up to 1 year in jail.  Client had no criminal history.  Result: dismissal of client’s charge.

Hit & Run

CDL driver would lose her job if convicted.  Result:  a dismissal of client’s charge and saved client’s job.

DUI Less Safe, Improper Backing, Failure to Obey Sign, Driving on Roadway Lanes for Traffic

Client faced up to 1 year in jail. Client had no criminal history.  Result: DUI reduced to Reckless Driving and dismissal of the remaining charges.

Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession of Marijuana More than an Ounce, Criminal Damage to Property

Client faced up to 31 years in prison.  Client had an extensive criminal history.  Represented client at preliminary hearing and won a dismissal of all charges based on insufficient evidence.