Category Archives: Assault

Creating a Strong Criminal Defense Case

Creating a Strong Criminal Defense Case

When it comes to creating a strong defense in a criminal defense case, you want a team of experienced attorneys that understand the entire process. At Friedman & Ranzenhofer, we have been practicing law for several decades, and have even spent many years as prosecutors. Our Rochester assault lawyers know how an assault case is engineered, what evidence […]

Penalties For Assault On A Judge (NY PL 120.09) In Rochester

Allegations of Assault on a Judge (NY PL 120.09) are especially complicated to defend. Charges that you’ve engaged in conduct, especially a violent assault, against any officer of the court or law enforcement, with the intent of impeding the operation of our criminal justice system will make you particularly unsympathetic to judges and prosecutors. Yes, […]

Criminal Defense Attorney For Assault On A Judge (NY PL 120.09) In Rochester

Assault on a Judge (NY PL 120.09) is a very specific criminal allegation, and a very serious one. To win their case, prosecutors will have to convince a jury that you caused serious physical injury to a judge while you intended both to cause that degree of injury, and that your intent was to prevent […]

Penalties For Assault In The First Degree (NY PL 120.10) In Rochester

Assault in the First Degree (NY PL 120.10) is an extremely serious felony crime in Rochester that can result in a sentence of up to 25 years if convicted. There are a number of ways to be charged, as defined in the statute itself: Cause serious physical injury to another, with intent to do so, using […]

Penalties For Vehicular Assault In The First Degree (NY PL 120.04) In Buffalo

As a class D felony, judges in Buffalo have the discretion to sentence an offender to up to seven years in prison if they’re convicted of Vehicular Assault in the First Degree (NY PL 120.04). Some amount of jail time is common for the charge, but in some circumstances a judge can be convinced to […]

Penalties For Aggravated Vehicular Assault (NY PL 120.04-A) In Buffalo

Aggravated Vehicular Assault (NY PL 120.04-A) is a very serious class C felony. Prosecutors in Buffalo approach cases of Aggravated Vehicular Assault with great intensity, and you’ll probably be facing a motivated prosecution seeking the maximum penalties available. These can include a prison sentence as long as 15 years, fines of $5,000, years of probation, […]

Penalties For Assault In The First Degree (NY PL 120.10) In Buffalo

Assault in the First Degree (NY PL 120.10) in Buffalo is an extremely serious class B felony that can lead to a 25 year sentence even when you have no prior criminal record. The stakes could not be higher for you, but the good news is that an experienced criminal defense attorney can make a […]

Penalties For Assault On A Peace Officer, Police Officer, Fireman, Or Emergency Medical Services Provider (NY PL 120.08) In Buffalo

Causing injury to a first responder while attempting to prevent them from performing their official duties is a class C felony that is charged as Assault on a Peace Officer, Police Officer, Fireman or Emergency Medical Services Provider (NY PL 120.08). If Buffalo prosecutors prove their case, you can be sentenced to up to 15 […]

Penalties For Gang Assault In The First Degree (NY PL 120.07) In Buffalo

Like any first degree crime, Gang Assault in the First Degree (NY PL 120.07) is an extremely serious charge, and if Buffalo prosecutors are able to convict you, you may face up to 25 years in prison. Prosecutors don’t have to show that you are a gang member in order to win. The elements of […]

Penalties For Gang Assault In The Second Degree (NY PL 120.06) In Buffalo

Buffalo prosecutors take a very strong stand against allegations of assault by groups of people. When three or more persons engage in an assault that injures another, all are subject to charges under Gang Assault in the Second Degree (NY PL 120.06), a class C felony that can result in up to 15 years in […]