Aggravated assault carries with it some severe consequences: having the highly skilled assault lawyers at The Blanch Law Firm by your side before and during trial could keep you out of prison. Our fifty plus years of combined experienced has resulted in many successful results for those we defend in court. The Blanch Law Firm employs a results driven approach to defending aggravated assault cases, assigning five or more attorneys to every case. This assures a comprehensive strategy and a positive result for our client.
The Blanch Law Firms assault lawyer team is comprised of criminal defense attorneys who spent decades working for New York City District Attorneys Offices. This unique background gives our assault lawyers a unique understanding of prosecution tactics, as well as criminal investigations.
Our successful track record of defending aggravated assault cases throughout New York is due in part to our unparalleled understanding of the law, city prosecutors, judges and the aggravated assault trial process.
Aggravated Assault Defined
Aggravated assault is an unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe aggravated bodily injury. Usually, aggravated assault is accompanied by assault with a deadly weapon. Attempted aggravated assault is prosecuted as aggravated assault, especially when a gun or knife is part of the case. The FBI prosecutes Aggravated Assault, as does New York State and New York City.
Penalties for Aggravated Assault
The aggravated assault penalty may change depending upon whether you are charged in New York State or federal court. Either way, the aggravated assault penalty will be severe. The penalties include:
- Decades of prison time
- Loss of the right to possess any deadly weapon
- Fines in the tens of thousands of dollars
- The crime could be on your record for life
- Civil liability meaning you could be held financially liable to compensate the victim
The degree you are punished for aggravated assault depends upon the severity of the alleged victims injuries, whether or not another crime was committed in tandem, prior convictions and whether or not a weapon was used.
Contact Our Aggravated Assault Lawyer Team
The aggravated assault lawyers at The Blanch Law Firm are well-respected in the legal community and sought after by the general public. If you or a loved one has been charged with aggravated assault, contact our aggravated assault attorneys at 212-736-3900 to arrange an initial consultation.