Self-defence when a person is the victim of an unprovoked assault (Section 34 of the Criminal Code ).

February 9, 2012 by  
Category: Assault, Featured

Comments Off

Bruce Engel of Engel and Associates criminal lawyers in Ottawa explains self-defence as it is described in Sections 34 of the Criminal Code when a person is the victim of an unprovoked assault. Though self-defence is defined more than once in the Criminal Code, the application of the definitions is very complicated and something that […]

Self-Defence When A Person Is A Victim Of An Unprovoked Assault

December 20, 2011 by  
Category: Assault, Criminal Law, General

Comments Off

Bruce Engel of Engel and Associates criminal lawyers in Ottawa explains self-defence as it is described in Sections 34 of the Criminal Code when a person is the victim of an unprovoked assault. Though self-defence is defined more than once in the Criminal Code, the application of the definitions is very complicated and something that […]

What Happens When Someone Pleads Guilty To Domestic Assault

September 10, 2008 by  
Category: Domestic Assault

Comments Off

Across the province of Ontario, a system is in place that comes into play when a person pleads guilty of domestic assault. It is known either as PARS (Partner Assault Response Systems) or the EIP (Early Intervention Program).

Bail Hearings And Sureties For Domestic Assault Clients

September 10, 2008 by  
Category: Domestic Assault

Comments Off

When the accused is taken to jail, he will not have the opportunity to call family members or a friend. He needs to make a call to his lawyer and the lawyer will call those who need to be contacted, whether it’s work, family members, or proposed sureties.

The Typical Conditions Of Bail For A Domestic Assault

September 9, 2008 by  
Category: Domestic Assault

Comments Off

Though the accused may have a surety for bail, a domestic assault charge can result in unique issues at bail hearings. • First of all, the accused is more likely to find that the Crown is opposed to release of the accused from custody. It is much more common to find Crown Attorneys denying consent […]

Next Page »