Written by attorney Stephen John Riebling

What To Do And Know When You Have Been Charged With Assault

Know The Basics In New York, the most basic thing to know about the crime of assault is that it occurs and will be charged when a person injures someone else without legal justification. Legal justification is more commonly referred to as ‘self-defense’.

Additional resources provided by the author

Free Q&A with lawyers in your area

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Post a free question on our public forum.

Ask a Question

- or -

Search for lawyers by reviews and ratings.

Find a Lawyer