Assault

Can a Criminal Attorney Help With an Assault Charge?

July 5, 2011

Assault charges are very common offenses, and frequently weighted more heavily than the situation calls for. New York criminal attorneys can help clients defend themselves against assault charges that may be incorrectly charged. Article 120 of the New York Penal Code defines how these charges are determined and their penalty designation. An assault charge can range from simply a violation up to a class E felony (felonies in New York are assigned in descending weight […] Read On