If you are charged with a crime, you are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
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For the average person, meaningful interaction with police or the courts is a fairly rare occurrence.
Any conviction for assault can land you in jail. If you were charged with using a weapon or inflicting grievous bodily harm, the penalties can be harsh.
Simply stated, assault occurs when someone directly or indirectly intentionally applies force on another person without their consent.
There can be many variables that go into building an effective defence in a sexual assault case.
Facing any criminal charge can have a profound impact on your life. However, there is a tremendous stigma attached to allegations of sexual assault, even if the claims are later proven false.
Drug laws are complex and, depending on the circumstances, you could spend a significant amount of time in prison if you are found guilty
The laws governing drug use in Canada including possession, trafficking and production can be complex and the consequences of being convicted of an offence can be dire.
Just as the phrase implies, a domestic assault is an assault charge that arises in the context of a domestic relationship.