Assault and other offenses against the person are found throughout the Criminal Code. Here are just some of the offences:
- 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. Crimes of violence are considered serious crimes and are more likely to lead to jail sentences than non violent offences. If you are charged with any form of assault, you need a lawyer. Call today!
There can be defences to the crime of assault such as consent, self-defence, protection of others and the like. There can also be mitigating circumstances to an assault charge such as provocation or intoxication. These are complex areas of law.
If you have been charged with any form of assault, you should speak to Mr. Penny immediately. An assault conviction will not always result in a criminal record. It depends on the circumstances and it depends on your lawyer. 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 hundreds of clients avoid criminal records over the years on assault charges. Call Mr. Penny today.
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