New York City Assault Defense Lawyer
Were You Charged with Assault in New York City?
An assault charge in New York City can have very serious consequences.
Depending on the severity of the allegations and potential injuries involved,
prosecutors often seek significant jail time and substantial restitution.
Individuals accused may also be burdened by Orders of Protection and may
be at risk for civil lawsuits either during or at the conclusion of a
A person accused of assault requires an attorney who thinks big and understands
all of the nuances and possibilities involved.
Mr. Bederow has successfully prosecuted and defended numerous assault cases involving
a vast array of circumstances, including many which involve self-defense.
His clients have included bankers and traders, attorneys, police officers,
college students and many others who have been accused of assault.
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We're Not Afraid to Take Your Case to Trial
criminal defense and previous prosecutorial experience is an asset in investigating, assessing
witness' credibility, and analyzing the complexities of an assault
case. Sometimes it is in a client's best interest to engage the prosecutor
in negotiations or encourage the prosecutor to dismiss the case. When
circumstances do not result in a favorable negotiation, or if they warrant
a vigorous trial defense, the Law Office of Mark A. Bederow, P.C. tries
cases. Mr. Bederow has a stellar reputation as a leading New York criminal
trial attorney. An understanding of the unique details of your case enables
us to provide you with experienced advice on the proper defense strategy
with the highest probability of accomplishing your goals.
Defending Against Assault Claims
The charge against a given client depends on the facts of the assault,
including whether a weapon was used, who the aggressor was, the severity
of the injury, and the identity of the victim. In New York, assault can
be either a misdemeanor or a felony. There are also different types of assault.
Vehicular assault, for example, involves the use of a motor vehicle to cause injury. If
the victim of the alleged assault was a family member, boyfriend, or girlfriend,
it is considered
We defend clients charged with assault regardless of the severity or complexity
of the facts. In a recent case, we successfully achieved dismissal of
all charges against a client charged with felony assault.
If you are facing any type of assault charge,
contact the Law Office of Mark A. Bederow, P.C. at (212) 256-9491.