In New York, assault occurs when an individual has intentions to cause serious bodily harm to another person. Felony assault involves aggravating circumstances and are typically punished harshly by the law. If you are facing such charges, The Bellantoni Law Firm can provide experienced representation throughout the criminal process. Our assault defense lawyers are deeply committed to fighting for a positive outcome and will work tirelessly to protect our clients' future.
In some cases, the police don't always act according to the law. If you have been falsely arrested or have suffered from police misconduct, we can help protect your interests by filing a civil rights claim on your behalf. Learn more when you contact an attorney at The Bellantoni Law Firm.
Whether your charge is classified as a felony or a misdemeanor will depend on a number of factors.
An assault can be elevated to a felony in the following circumstances:
Felony assault charges are punishable by more than a year in prison with the maximum depending on the unique circumstances of the crime. Those convicted can also face probations, fines, and a criminal record.
Begin by discussing your arrest with a member of our team. Our felony assault lawyers in Scarsdale can review the details of your charges and advise you on what is required to move forward with your case. Our practice is selective with our cases in order to provide greater focus and resources towards each case, with the goal of ultimately achieving a positive outcome and ensuring client satisfaction.
Contact us at (914) 506-5959 to get started.