Assault Charge Penalties in Buffalo, NY

This educational video on assault charge penalties was provided by Drew Fritsch, an experienced Buffalo Criminal Lawyer.

  • The consequences for being convicted of an assault charge depends on specific factors.
  • Assault in the third degree is an A misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail. It requires the individual who was assaulted to have sustained some type of injury.
  • Second degree assault is a class D felony involving serious bodily injury or use of a weapon.
  • Assault in the first degree is a class B violent felony punished by up to 20 years in jail.

Buffalo Assault Charge Attorney

Did you or a loved one get arrested and charged for assault and worried about the penalties you will face?   Don’t plead guilty to any assault charge until we review your case.

Contact our experienced Criminal Lawyer in Buffalo NY.  Drew Fritsch is dedicated to defending your freedom and protecting your future. We offer free consultations and have achieved positive outcomes for countless clients.

If you are being investigated for a crime, contact our law office immediately. Time is of the Essence.  Do not talk to anyone about your case except for your attorney.


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