Assault Attorneys in Latham, NY

Assault – New York Penal Law §§120.00, 120.05, 120.10:

A person commits Assault in the third degree when he or she intentionally or carelessly injures a person (New York Penal Law §120.00). Assault in the third degree is a Class “A” Misdemeanor, punishable by up to one year in jail and up to a $1,000 fine.

A person commits Assault in the second degree when he or she intentionally or carelessly injures a person with a dangerous instrument, intentionally causes serious injury, or intentionally drugs a person (New York Penal Law §120.05). Assault in the second degree is a Class “D” Felony, punishable by up to seven years in jail and up to a $5,000 fine.

A person commits Assault in the first degree when he or she intentionally causes serious injury with a dangerous instrument, disfigures or disables a person, carelessly injures a person seriously, or seriously injures a non-participant during a felony (New York Penal Law §120.10). Assault in the first degree is a Class “B” Felony, punishable by up to twenty-five years in jail and up to a $5,000 fine.

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