Long Island Assault Lawyers
Assault is a charge that results from an alleged injury caused to another. Depending on the seriousness of the injury caused can determine if the crime is a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail or a felony punishable by more than a year in jail.
If a weapon was involved then the charge will almost always be a felony. Other factors that can raise the offense level to a felony include gang assaults, assault as a hate crime, or assaults on certain individuals such as police officers.
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Suffolk and Nassau County Assault Defense Attorneys
When faced with an assault charge, it is very important to have an experienced criminal attorney. Only an experienced assault defense attorney can help you with your rights and defend you suitably if you are facing assault charges in Long Island.
The Matera Law Firm has successfully represented clients facing assault charges at trial.
We have also obtained countless reduced plea bargains, non criminal dispositions and dismissals without the need for a trial for clients facing assault charges throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties. From Brookhaven, Babylon,, and Islip to Huntington and Smithtown.
We are available to take your call 24/7.