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In order to better serve you while concerns over COVID-19 continue, The Law Offices of Joel M. Bacher is happy to conduct consultations by Phone, via Skype, or other video. Documents can also be reviewed and signed electronically. The Law Offices of Joel M. Bacher is here for you during this time. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.
 

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When Self-Defense Becomes Assault

On Behalf of | Feb 23, 2016 | Firm News |

Oftentimes assault charges will result from self-defense in an altercation. When the self-defense is against a retired police officer, blue waters muddy. Should you ever become embroiled in a criminal case in which you are up against not only a criminal charge, but one brought by a law enforcement plaintiff, you are best advised to hire a criminal attorney who has been down that road before. Joel Bacher successfully defended his client against a retired NYC police officer — obviously in plainclothes — in an altercation over , all things, a parking spot. Tempers flared and a confrontation ensued that resulted in an arrest. At trial, after arguments, it was determined that Mr. Bacher’s client was not guilty of the offense tried.