Assault and other offenses against the person comprise a number of sections of the Criminal Code of Canada, including:
- Common Assault
- Domestic Assault
- Aggravated Assault
- Assault With A Weapon
- Assaulting A Peace Officer
- Criminal Negligence
- Assault Causing Bodily Harm
There are more but this list gives an idea of the variations that there can be in the exact particulars of each crime.
There can be defences to the crime of assault such as consent, denial, self-defence, protection of others, etc. There can also be mitigating circumstances to an assault charge such as provocation or intoxication.
If you have been charged with any form of assault, you should speak to Mr. Penny immediately. An assault conviction may not result in a person acquiring a criminal record in all circumstances. An experienced defence lawyer like Mr. Penny can advise you properly as to whether you have a chance at escaping a criminal record and may be able to help you in that quest. Mr. Penny has helped dozens of clients avoid criminal records over the years with respect to certain types of assault charges. Call Mr. Penny today.
Patrick Penny: (403) 342-9595.
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