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Assault Weapons Charges Attorney:

Long Island Criminal Defense Attorney

Mineola | Hempstead | Central Islip | Riverhead

Queens County | Nassau County | Suffolk County

Our Office is located in the heart of Mineola, directly across  the street from the Nassau County Courts. Convenient location to all Courts, highways and railroads, Contact us for a free consultation.

Criminal assault and criminal possession of a weapon can put you at risk of going to prison for a long time, subject you to hefty fines and impact your future, including in terms of procuring meaningful employment and legally possessing a firearm. The penalty for assault will vary depending on the severity of injury to the victim.

Assault charges are often based on who contacts the police first or who got the better of a fight (who was least injured), and self-defense is often overlooked. You have the right to protect yourself or others who are being threatened or attacked. Winning a fight is not a crime. Other defenses against assault charges may include mistaken identity.

Attorney David W. Haber has more than a decade of experience as a criminal law attorney, and is also a former felony prosecutor for Nassau County — experience he utilizes to bring you a strong, aggressive defense against New York criminal assault and weapon charges.

From our office in Mineola, we zealously guard the rights and freedom of individuals charged with an assault or weapons enhancement crime throughout Nassau County (including Hempstead and Mineola), Suffolk County (including Central Islip, Riverhead and Hauppauge), as well as the five boroughs of New York (Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Staten Island, NY).

For additional information about the benefits of retaining New York Criminal Defense Attorney David W. Haber, please visit Our Qualities and Qualifications page.

For additional information about the benefits of retaining New York criminal defense attorney David W. Haber, please visit Our Qualities and Qualifications page.

To discuss your criminal assault matter or New York weapon charge with an experienced criminal defense lawyer and former Nassau County assistant district attorney, please call David W. Haber at 516-873-1008 for a free, confidential, initial consultation.

Experienced New York Aggravated Assault Defense Lawyer

We have extensive experience with all types of criminal assault charges. We can provide you with an aggressive, quality defense against a broad spectrum of aggravated assaults, including:

  • Aggravated vehicular assault (a Class C felony)
  • Aggravated assault on a police officer (a Class B felony)
  • Aggravated assault on a person less than 11 years old (a Class E felony)
  • Assault in the first degree (a Class B felony)
  • Assault in the second degree (a Class D felony)
  • Assault in the third degree (a Class A misdemeanor)
  • Gang assault in the first degree (a Class B felony)
  • Gang assault in the second degree (a Class C felony)
  • Assault with a deadly weapon (charges will depend on the injuries of and potential harm to the victim)

Assaults can include altercations ranging from bar fights or hitting someone with your car to using a gun or baseball bat to injure someone. Stalking is also considered an assault-related offense, and stalking charges can range from stalking in the first degree to stalking in the fourth degree. Stalking in the first degree and stalking in the second degree are considered felonies, while stalking in the third or fourth degree is considered a misdemeanor.

Regardless of your assault or assault-related charges, you should retain experienced counsel and representation to ensure that you understand the charges and the consequences of a conviction, and to prepare the best possible defense.

Experienced New York Weapons Charge Attorney

We also provide an aggressive defense against weapons charges, including:

  • Assault with a weapon
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Possession of an illegal weapon
  • Possession of a loaded weapon
  • Unlawful discharge of a firearm
  • Illegal weapons sales
  • Crime enhancements because of a weapon
  • Other weapons charges

Even a conviction for a misdemeanor weapons charge may prevent you from ever owning a firearm. More serious weapons charges are felonies and can mean substantial prison time. Talk to an experienced criminal defense lawyer and learn about your rights and how your weapons charges can be defended against.

The Law Offices of David W. Haber

The Law Offices of David W. Haber represents clients throughout Long Island, New York, and the surrounding communities, including Long Island, Nassau, Hempstead, Mineola and Garden City, and in the following counties: Nassau County, Suffolk County (Central Islip, Riverhead, Hauppauge – Suffolk County Court Locations) and Queens County, NY.

Contact New York Criminal Defense Lawyer David Haber

Free initial consutlation


To discuss New York criminal assault charges, weapons charges, the criminal law process or weapons enhancements to your criminal charges with experienced Mineola New York, Criminal Defense Lawyer and former Nassau County prosecuting attorney David Haber, please schedule a free confidential consultation.

Call us at 516-873-1008. Or if you prefer, contact us online.

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