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NYC Assault Lawyer

Defense for Assault Charges NYC

Assault charges can arise from a variety of situations that result in harm to an individual, even if the harm done is unintentional. Facing charges for this kind of offense can have a lasting impact on your freedom and personal success. It can adversely affect your criminal record and lead to the loss of future educational or employment opportunities.

At Cohen Forman Barone, our experienced assault lawyers in NYC provide the strong legal defense that you need during a time like this. We are committed to defending your legal rights and protecting your personal freedom. If you have been charged with assault get help right away.

Following an arrest or accusation, call (212) 577-9314 or contact us online to speak with our NYC assault attorneys.

What is Assault?

Under New York penal law, assault is defined as intentionally striking another person and causing injury to them. There are a few different levels of assault.

Types of Assault Charges

The levels of assault include:

  • Third degree: intentionally causing injury to another person
  • Second degree: assaulting another person with a weapon
  • First degree: causing serious injury to another person with a deadly weapon

Assault in the third degree is the least severe and is only charged as a misdemeanor. When assault is considered to be second degree or first degree, it is a felony offense. The varying degrees are determined by whether or not a weapon was used, and the severity of the injuries that the victim suffered.

How We Can Help

Our seasoned NYC assault attorneys have extensive experience in defending all levels of assault cases. 

Contact Cohen Forman Barone today at (212) 577-9314 for a consultation about your alleged assault charge in New York City and elsewhere.

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