Domestic Assault

What is Domestic Assault?

Assault is the intentional application of force to another person without their consent. Domestic assault is no different than an assault generally, except it happens in the context of a domestic relationship. Although not classified differently in the Criminal Code...

July 15th, 2019|

What are the sentences for domestic assault?

Domestic violence charges are taken very seriously by the courts and generally carry lengthier sentences than an assault not in the context of a domestic relationship. A domestic relationship is a personal or legal relationship in which the individuals...

July 15th, 2019|

How do I get my domestic assault charge dropped?

Many people believe that if the complainant recants or indicates they don’t want to proceed with criminal charges, that the charges will be dropped. While this would be of great benefit to an accused, it is rarely the case, especially in a domestic assault context...

July 15th, 2019|

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