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Sexual Assault Offences Explained

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.

Choosing Effective Legal Representation

Ensure that you choose effective legal representation. In the case of R v Sauverwald, 2020 ABCA 388, the Court considered whether or not the trial counsel’s assistance to the client was ineffective.

Credibility & Sexual Assault - R v SMC

SMC was convicted at trial of sexual assault, sexual interference, and invitation to sexual touching. SMC appealed his conviction on January 15, 2020 and the Alberta Court of Appeal rendered judgment on January 21, 2020 dismissing the appeal.

Defending Against Sexual Assault Charges in Calgary: A Lawyer Speaks Out

If you've been charged or even simply accused of sexual assault in Calgary, make no mistake: you're potentially facing some serious consequences. Not only could you possibly spend months or years in jail, but your life with your family could be forever altered, your career could be set back or ended, and your reputation can be permanently damaged.