Brooklyn Assault Lawyers
Assault is a very common crime that can have very serious consequences. Assault is a violent crime that will be looked upon as a criminal act. If convicted, you could face years in prison, restitution and hefty fines. The degree of which charges can escalate depends upon may factors.
- Do you have a criminal record?
- Do you have experience in martial arts?
- Do you own a firearm?
- Were you intending on killing the plaintiff?
- Are you willing to plead guilty?
- Are you a danger to society?
Our law firm has a vast amount of experience in handling assault cases. We realize that their may be extenuating circumstances that can affect your case. Let our experts help you in your time of need.
It is imperative that you do not speak to the police before contacting a law firm. Our seasoned professionals will look over every aspect of your case for accuracy and flaws. This can be a huge difference between a felony and a misdemeanor. There is a very good chance that your charges can be reduced.
A good lawyer will also intervene on your behalf. There are times when you may have acted out of anger. Let our law firm argue your case for you. We can speak with the judge and convey your motives. Our goal is to secure leniency. We can also get friends and character witnesses to speak on your behalf. These people can attest to your morals, especially if you have a clean record.
There is no doubt that the plaintiff deserves compensation for pain and suffering, but you also have rights under the constitution. That being said, you should always take care to find the best lawyer you possibly can. An assault can land you in jail or in prison. You need to find an attorney who has a solid track record for defending assault cases. You must take worst case scenario into account. A reputable attorney will not be intimidated by the state. They will utilize certain loopholes to work for your advantage. There is a good chance that your sentence can be reduced. This can be done in a number of ways:
- Apologize to the plaintiff.
- Handle the plaintiff’s medical expenses.
- Pay the plaintiff for personal injuries.
- Compensate plaintiff for loss of earnings
Some people confuse felony assault with attempted murder. It is imperative that you have an attorney to help you understand what each means.
- Inflicting bodily injury on purpose.
- Inflicting bodily injury with a weapon.
- Stalking a person with murder in mind.
- Obtaining a firearm with the intention of committing murder.
- Luring an individual to someplace with the hope of murder.
- Breaking into someone’s home or business with the intention of murder.
- Acquiring weapons and arranging murder.
- Convincing someone to commit murder on your behalf.
If you are involved in any of the above it is time to get an attorney yesterday. As seen the charges are vastly different. While both can be very serious, attempted murder can potentially carry a much longer sentence. Either way, you will need professional representation to plead your case.
May 17, 2018
Spodek Law is a great firm. They are super pragmatic