Westchester Assault Causing Bodily Injury Attorneys
When a victim sustains a bodily injury in an assault, Westchester prosecutors aggressively pursue the most severe charges they can against anyone they believe to be responsible for the assault. As such, any individual charged with an assault causing bodily injury in the Westchester area should retain the help of an experienced Westchester criminal defense attorney at Law Offices of Richard A. Portale, P.C.; it is imperative to develop a comprehensive legal strategy as early on in the legal process as you possibly can.
Degrees of Assault Causing Bodily Injury in Westchester
Generally defined by the New York Penal Code as the intentional physical harm of another person, charges may range anywhere from a Class B felony to a Class A misdemeanor. The severity of assault charges, then, depends largely on the following factors:
- Alleged presence of a deadly weapon
- Severity of injuries sustained by the victim
- Victim’s inclusion in a protected class
Our Westchester legal team understands just how potentially damaging these charges can be for you and your family; we will do everything we possibly can to help you protect your future right now while you still possess the opportunity to do so.
Consult with an Assault Attorney in Westchester
If you have been charged with assault causing bodily injury, contact a Westchester criminal defense attorney at Law Offices of Richard A. Portale, P.C. to begin developing a comprehensive legal strategy intended to reduce or, ideally, altogether eliminate the charges leveled against you. To schedule a consultation with a Westchester criminal defense attorney, please call our Westchester offices at (914) 772-3166 today.