Assault Lawyer in Toronto, Brampton, Milton, Oakville, Mississauga, Hamilton

Any use of force against another person, or even threatening to use force, can result in assault charges. This includes pushing, poking, hitting or any gesture that makes the other person feel they are in danger.

There are several types of assault charges in Canada including:

Simple Assault – This covers any unwanted physical contact so long as there were no weapons involved and no bodily harm was incurred by either party.

  • Domestic Assault – These are disputes that deal primarily with family situations such as a married or common-law couple.
  • Assault with a Weapon and Assault causing Bodily Harm – Fights that occur where one or both parties suffer minor injuries – like bruises or cuts – would fall under this type of assault charge.
  • Sexual Assault – This charge is when the physical contact was of a sexual nature and consent was not given.
  • Aggravated Assault – The most serious incidents are considered Aggravated Assaults. This applies where the alleged victim suffered great harm or had their life endangered because of the event. This charge is one most often seen in situations like bar fights.

Assault is taken very seriously in Canada and the penalties can be severe. Because the laws around these charges can be complicated, it is important to have a skilled attorney on your side. You don’t want just anyone representing your case.

If you have been accused of assault, you know that your rights and freedoms are at stake and jail time is a very real possibility. Ensure you have the best defence by trusting an experienced lawyer who has a proven record of success. Let us help you retain your freedom and secure your future.

At Jag Virk, we also offer affordable payment plans and appointment flexibility, including evening and weekend appointments, to fit into your schedule.
Call us to find out how we can help you. Our lines are open 24 hours every day of the week.

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We’ve been involved in hundreds of cases and have received ongoing attention in the media. You can rest assured, your case is in good hands with Jag Virk Criminal Lawyers.

Assault lawyer Toronto, Brampton, Milton, Oakville, Hamilton, Burlington

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