Assault can be defined as any attempt to cause physical harm to another person. In New York the degree of an assault charge will be determined based on factors such as:
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While all types of assault involve a physical attack, New York’s Laws include several types of assault charges, each carrying different levels of punishment. Listed below are a few assault classifications, according to New York’s Penal law.
Types of assault as defined by New York Penal Law:
If you are facing an assault charge it is imperative that you begin your defense as soon as possible.
At Goldberger & Dubin, P.C. we will bring our extensive criminal defense expertise to bear in your assault case. We will do our best to help prove your innocence by arguing defenses such as proving that the victim did not actually suffer injury, proving that you did not mean to harm the victim, and / or proving that the assault was justified, such as in cases of self-defense.
A good first step is to discuss your case with one of our attorneys and learn about your legal options. Call our firm today to discuss your situation and we will help you determine the best course of action.