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New York Assault Defense Lawyer

Assault is a serious charge that could result in a felony conviction, carrying with it potentially grave consequences. Even a first-time conviction could put you in jail for anywhere from five to 25 years. It is critical that you have an attorney who will fight for you and who knows how to get results.

At the Brill Legal Group, P.C., we fight aggressively to obtain a reduction of the charges or a dismissal of the case altogether. Our assault defense attorneys have a wealth of knowledge and experience defending clients charged with assault and battery. We explain the charges to our clients in clear language and prepare a strong defense strategy for negotiations with the prosecutor and for all court hearings and a potential trial.

When Your Freedom Is On The Line, Call Our Assault Defense Lawyers, Toll Free: 888-315-9841.

Assault charges are classified as follows:

  • Assault in the second degree: Charged as a felony, second-degree assault includes assault on a police officer, assault with a weapon (aggravated assault) or other assault that causes serious physical injury.
  • Assault in the first degree: Charged as a felony, first-degree assault includes assault that results in disfigurement or permanent disability, or assault with a deadly weapon.
  • Gang assault: Assault by more than two people.
  • Vehicular assault: Intentional hitting of someone with a car.

Nassau County Domestic Violence Defense Attorney

When facing potential jail time and other serious consequences that follow an assault conviction, clients trust in the experience and skill of the Brill Legal Group. Over the years, we have helped many clients minimize the consequences of assault charges and obtain not-guilty jury verdicts. Our criminal defense lawyers handle all types of assault, including:

  • Criminal battery
  • Vehicular assault
  • Armed robbery, burglary
  • Sexual assault
  • Hate crimes
  • Gang assault
  • Kidnapping
  • Domestic assault
  • Menacing

We do what it takes to develop the strongest, most effective defense strategy to protect our clients’ rights and freedom. For experienced assault defense representation, contact our criminal defense attorneys. We provide assault and battery defense in Nassau County, Suffolk County and throughout New York City.

Manhattan Gang Assault Charge

Our client, a young professional, was charged with Gang Assault in Manhattan Supreme Court after he and two of his friends confronted the new boyfriend of one of the other defendant's ex-girlfriend. This resulted in a drunken brawl outside of Chinatown's famous Wo Hop restaurant, and multiple staples in the back of the new boyfriend's head. The charge carried a minimum jail sentence of five years, and our client was found Not Guilty of all charges at trial.

Not Guilty on Assault and Harassment Case

Our client, a New York City Police Detective, was charged with Assault in the Third Degree (against his estranged wife), Harassment (against his estranged wife) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (against his 2-year-old daughter) in New York County Criminal Court. After a jury trial, he was found Not Guilty of all charges.

Bronx Attempted Murder and Reckless Endangerment Charge Dismissed

Our Client was charged with Attempted Murder and Reckless Endangerment in Bronx County for defending himself from a wanted felon who attacked him and caused him to fear for his life. After two years of intense advocacy, the case was dismissed.

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