Harassment and aggravated harassment are criminal offenses in New York. Harassment is often associated with domestic violence but can also be committed in other situations. Depending on the degree and type, this offense can be charged as a violation, a misdemeanor or a felony.
If you have been charged with harassment or aggravated harassment in any of the five boroughs please contact Manhattan criminal defense attorney Michael Redenburg for a case review. He has provided aggressive and successful legal representation for many clients in the New York City (NYC) area facing all types of criminal charges. He is thoroughly familiar with all aspects of criminal law and with the court systems involved. You will be in capable and competent hands when working with him. He is always accessible and offers his knowledgeable and skilled legal services at affordable rates.
Harassment and Aggravated Harassment
Harassment in the first degree is a misdemeanor and consists of intentionally and repeatedly harassing another person by following that person in or about a public place or by engaging in repeated conduct which places that person in reasonable fear of physical injury. Aggravated harassment in the first degree is a felony which consists of intent to annoy, harass, threaten, or alarm another person done so out of a belief based on the victim's race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, religion, age, disability, or sexual orientation.
Harassment also includes stalking, and intimidation. It is typically unwanted behavior that is aggressive or sexual in nature.
Consult with a New York City (NYC) Harassment Defense Lawyer
When facing criminal charges, it is important to engage the services of a highly-qualified criminal defense attorney. Harassment charges may result in a conviction of a misdemeanor or felony which will give you a criminal record. To minimize or reduce these negative consequences, you must have a legal professional such as Michael Redenburg, Esq. who is familiar with criminal defense and can work to bring about a favorable case outcome. Call attorney Michael Redenburg at (212)240-9465.