Assault prosecutions cover both reckless and intentional behavior by a defendant that physically harms another person.  In New York, the crime of Assault can range from a misdemeanor street fight to the intentional infliction of “serious physical injury.”  At the top of the Assault list of crimes, Assault in the First Degree (New York Penal Law §120.10) is a Class B felony for which a defendant can easily spend many years in prison. In addition to the various levels for the crime of Assault, New York Assault law also covers Vehicular Assaults, Gang Assaults, Menacing, Hazing, and Stalking among others crimes.  If you are being prosecuted for an Assault or other violent crime, call (718) 852-6763 to speak with one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys now.

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