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If you have been charged with a misdemeanor level crime such as shoplifting, underage possession or consumption of drugs or alcohol, misdemeanor DUI, or misdemeanor Hit & Run, we can help with your defense. Hit and runs are prosecuted as misdemeanors when minor traffic accidents occur without physical injuries.

Simple battery is a misdemeanor though certain simple battery offenses are rated as misdemeanors of a high and aggravated nature, for example, when it involves a person 65 years or older, a pregnant woman, or family violence. 

Attorney Vic Wiegand and our office in Cumming, GA, are experienced and prepared and will do everything we can to help you avoid conviction or have charges dropped or reduced. Even if you want to enter a plea, we can help you with pretrial alternatives to court and Diversion Programs that may be available to keep your record clean or save you from losing your driver’s license.


Felonies are the most serious crimes and include various offenses, including violent crimes like murder and kidnapping.

Aggravated Assault, Terroristic Threats, Voluntary & Involuntary Manslaughter, Burglary, First Degree Vehicular Homicide — there are too many offenses to list them all. Any offense punishable by death or imprisonment for more than one year is called a felony in Georgia.

When you are in serious trouble, you need serious help. This is what we are here for, and this is what we do. Do not make any statements to law enforcement. Ask for an attorney, as is your right! Call the Law Office of Vic Wiegand located in Forsyth County at
(770) 886-4646.

Parole Hearings

If someone you know or you need an attorney experienced in parole matters, contact the Law Office of Vic Wiegand and make the most of what may be the last opportunity to make a positive impact in the case.

Criminal Defense Lawyer, Vic Wiegand may be able to help you turn your parole situation around.

Although we operate our office in Cumming, GA, we handle statewide Parole Hearings.


The appeals process keeps the trial courts in check and ensures the Due Process of Law for everyone.

If you have been convicted of a criminal offense that you want to take up on appeal, be sure to act quickly! There are strict deadlines for filing an appeal.

As a qualified and experienced Cumming, GA appeals attorney, Vic Wiegand may be able to turn your loss into a victory.


Georgia law defines theft as when a person unlawfully and intentionally takes or deprives an owner of the property. Georgia law differentiates between theft by shoplifting and petty theft and the more egregious offenses of theft by taking or receiving, theft by deception, and theft by conversion.

If you have been charged with any theft-related crime such as Theft by Receiving, Theft by Taking, Theft by Deception, or Shoplifting, call us at the Law Offices of Vic Wiegand to speak with an experienced Forsyth County Criminal Defense Lawyer. We will review your options and defense strategies.

Even if you decide to enter a plea, alternative dispositions, such as the First Offender Act, may be available to keep your record clean. Attorney Wiegand can explain this to you.

Financial Crimes

Identity Fraud, Forgery, Unauthorized Financial Transaction Card Theft, or just a simple bad check are only a few of the financial charges we defend against.

Financial offenses like embezzlement and other white-collar charges are more complicated and usually involve a great deal of evidence collecting, called discovery. How that evidence is obtained and interpreted needs careful and critical examination and can have a drastic impact on the case.

Call our practice in Cumming, GA to learn more about how Attorney Vic Wiegand can help with offenses of a financial nature.

I consider trial by jury as the only anchor ever yet imaged by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.

– Thomas Jefferson



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