Assault & Vehicular Assault
Our NY Criminal Defense Attorneys regularly represent those accused of Assault or Vehicular Assault in the New York area. The elements of assault and related offenses are set forth in New York Penal Law Section 120.00. Section 120.00 of the Penal Law includes many different types of assault and similar offenses including:
- Misdemeanor Assault (or simple assault);
- Reckless Assault;
- Vehicular Assault;
- Aggravated Assault;
- Assault of a Police Office;
- Gang Assault;
- Reckless Endangerment; and
In New York, Assault charges range from Misdemeanors punishable by a maximum of one year in jail to very serious Felonies. The potential penalties and defenses available for assault and related crimes will depend on the specific charge. Our attorneys stand ready to vigorously advocate on your behalf if you have been accused of such a crime.
What specific assault crime you are charged with will depend on many factors including the severity of the injury caused, whether a weapon was used, whether you acted alone or “in concert”, etc. Regardless of the charge, our New York Criminal Defense Lawyers will protect your rights and obtain the best possible disposition whether through negotiations with the District Attorney’s Office, motions, hearings, or trial. For a sampling of results we have achieved for clients, please click here.Contact Us
If you have been charged with Assault or a related offense, please contact the New York Criminal Defense Attorneys at the Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC for a consultation. We will dedicate all of the firm’s resources to your defense.