Additional Assault Related Charges
In addition to Domestic assault (see sidebar on left), there are a number of other serious assault charges that one can be charged with. These assault cases vary in complexity.
Some of the more serious charges facing individuals are detailed below. It is critical to understand that all of these matters are very serious and only specialized independent lawyers knowledgeable in this area of the Law have the experience to provide the guidance and courtroom expertise necessary to optimize your defense.
Sexual Assault cases can often be very sensitive and replete with various legal issues. From both trial and sentencing perspectives, defense counsel must be extremely careful and diligent.
Aggravated assault is a charge that carries with it extreme penalties. In these cases the injuries are significant and the allegations are serious.
By the very nature of Assault Police charges, these cases are very serious and often carry a jail sentence if convicted. Again, it is extremely important that you have a legal partner that will assist you when these matters are before the courts. At Daley, Byers we have the expertise to ensure your rights are not compromised, that all legal means are utilized to assist in your defense, and you are not alone in fighting these serious charges.
Self-defense is always a defense to the charge of assault. Self-defense involves use of reasonable force to the particular factual circumstances. Excessive force is not acceptable.
Provocation is not a defense to the charge of assault. Provocation can be a mitigating factor on sentence but not justification for an assault.
Assault cases in general are very serious. They are by their very nature an aggressive violation of the rights of another individual which can often cause serious emotional and/or physical harm. Careful and diligent preparation by an experienced specialist such as Daley, Byers utilizing a hard-hitting cross-examination is key to a successful result in these cases.
Note: A record for an assault related charge may cause immigration problems with the United States of America. You may be refused entry.
Daley, Byers will make a difference by providing expertise, guidance, and will ensure that all your rights are upheld as your case navigates the court process. We are experienced and well respected criminal lawyers with decades of experience in the Ontario Courts fighting to preserve and enforce the rights of their clients.
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