Facing criminal charges is an overwhelming and distressing experience, especially when you know that you are innocent.
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Domestic abuse, also known as family violence or intimate partner violence (IPV), has been identified as a major global public health concern that became even worse during COVID-19 lockdowns.
Criminal harassment is commonly known as stalking and it can take many forms.
If you are charged with a crime, you are presumed innocent until proven guilty. With that in mind, you also have the right to expect to remain free on bail until your trial.
You have rights guaranteed under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Included is the right to an lawyer, which is important if you are facing a bail hearing.
Defences for assault case can vary depending on the severity of the crime and whether the accused is a repeat offender.
Simply stated, assault occurs when someone directly or indirectly intentionally applies force on another person without their consent.
Sexual assault is a serious crime and determining the best options available before a trial will depend on the particular facts of the allegations.
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.