Ossining - Assault Charge Dismissed

Assault 3rd Degree Charge Dismissed in the Ossining Town Court

The best assault defense is to prepare a legal strategy that reviews all the evidence of the case and the District Attorney's ability to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt. The best criminal defense lawyers always challenge the prosecution and aggressively pursue all defenses.

Recently, in Westchester County, Town of Ossining Court, the criminal defense lawyers of Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP successfully had assault charges dismissed just before trial as our lawyers determined that the prosecution could not prove the case.

In this matter our client was charged with a domestic violence assault charge and our investigation prior to trial determined that a key piece of evidence was missing in the prosecution's case. Our assault lawyers negotiated with the district attorney's office but they were unwilling to withdraw the case. Our client was tempted with a favorable plea bargain offer but after several legal strategy meetings our client was confident we would be successful making an application directly to the Ossining Court for dismissal.

On the day of trial, during a conference with the judge, the District Attorney's office admitted that they would have great difficultly proving the case and our assault lawyers aggressively argued to the Judge for a dismissal. Based upon our arguments the judge agreed that the case had to be dismissed.

As a result of the dismissal the charge of misdemeanor assault in the 3rd degree was dismissed, sealed, the temporary order of protection was dismissed, and the bail posted was returned to our client.

Our law firm has an office in White Plains, New York and our attorneys regularly appear throughout the courts of Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland counties and in the Bronx. Our criminal defense lawyers are former prosecutors that always work hard to protect our client's rights. We are familiar with the District Attorney's strategies and potential weaknesses in their cases and we use that knowledge and experience to help our clients when charged with any crime.

If you or a loved one is under investigation by law enforcement or has been arrested call the law firm of Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP for a free initial consultation. We will explain your rights and your options to help you set forth the best criminal defense.