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Defending Against Allegations of Domestic Assault in Canada

Domestic Assault charges require an experienced criminal lawyer. Statistics reveal that every six days a woman in Canada is killed by intimate partner violence.  While domestic assaults can involve all genders, we know that 80% of the victims are women. Domestic...

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Can I Be Arrested For Psychological or Emotional Abuse?

Emotional abuse is a severe offence that can do a great deal of harm to victims. In this post, we’ll define emotional and psychological abuse and look into the penalties if you or a loved one is convicted.  What is Emotional and Psychological Abuse? The Courts...

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Fighting Peace Bonds on Domestic Assault Charges

In some cases of domestic assault, the accused may be asked to sign a peace bond before the crown will withdraw the charges. While this may seem like a reasonable request, there are potential consequences for the person signing the peace bond that requires careful...

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Diversion For Criminal Charges in Ontario

Diversion For Criminal Charges in Ontario

Many individuals facing criminal charges have questions about alternate methods of making up for the harm caused by their alleged crime instead of a prison sentence. In this post, we’ll examine what is meant by diversion, go through the diversion procedures and discuss who is eligible and what is...

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