The Fulton County Solicitor General prosecutes crimes of reckless conduct. Under O.C.G.A. 16-5-60, reckless conduct is when you causes bodily harm to or endanger the bodily safety of another person by consciously disregarding a substantial and unjustifiable risk that his act or omission will cause harm or endanger the safety of the other person and the disregard constitutes a gross deviation from the standard of care which a reasonable person would exercise in the situation.
Reckless Conduct involves an act of criminal negligence, not an intentional act.
What does criminal negligence mean in the contact of Reckless Conduct. Criminal negligence implies, not only knowledge of a likely consequence which may result from the act, but also willful or wanton disregard of the probable effects upon others likely to be affected.
Criminal negligence is more than ordinary negligence. Criminal negligence is the reckless disregard of any consequences, or an indifference to the safety of others.
If you are charged with reckless conduct in Fulton County, you face 1 year in jail and a $ 1,000 fine.
If you are charged in Fulton County with reckless conduct, please call us at 404-581-0999. You need to zealously defend yourself against these allegations.