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What is the penalty for 3rd degree assault in new york state?

Elmira, NY |

I have no criminal record so this is my first offense havent gone to court yet

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Assault in the Third Degree is a class A misdemeanor. The maximum sentence is one year in jail. If you have no prior record, you generally will not get any jail time, unless the circumstances surrounding the incident are so bad that the DA will push for some time.

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