The penalty for Menacing in Queens, New York is up to a year in jail and a $1000 fine.
Menacing is charged when you are alleged to have made a person fear for their safety. Since menacing is often tied to domestic violence, it may be heard in Family Court as a domestic violence crime.
Because allegations of crimes in the home are complex and often stem from an argument that seems very different once tempers cool, we’ve had good luck with strategies designed to reduce charges, or even have the charges dropped entirely.
If you are facing charges in Queens, New York Family Court, call the family law and criminal defense attorneys at Zelenitz, Shapiro & D’Agostino today at 718-599-1111.