Explaining Domestic Assault Trials And Pleading Guilty

November 2, 2007 by  
Category: Assault

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Those accused of a domestic assault have to appear in a domestic court that deals specifically with issues arising from domestic violence. The Province of Ontario has established domestic courts in most major communities. Through the Attorney General, the province has also trained Crown Attorneys to deal specifically with domestic issues. In addition, the Crown […]

Custody And Bail Conditions For Domestic Assault

November 1, 2007 by  
Category: Assault

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After the police have attended the scene of the complaint, obtained grounds to believe an offence was committed and then arrested the accused, the next step is taking the accused to the police station. In an ordinary assault with minor injuries, the police can decide that the accused can be released from custody on a […]

What Is The Biggest Mistake You Can Make When Charged With Domestic Assault

October 30, 2007 by  
Category: Assault

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The major problem results from the conditions of the accused’s bail that state there can be no communication between the accused and the complainant. This is very problematic for the person who wants to continue in a family relationship but does not want to plead guilty. The accused has the problem of needing to provide […]

A Domestic Assault Case – From 911 Call To Arrest

October 29, 2007 by  
Category: Assault

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The vast majority of domestic violence charges originate with 911 calls. Such a call can be a report of an assault or even just a threat of an assault. The call is usually made in hope and expectation of getting some assistance. When a 911 call reports an incident of domestic violence, a series of […]

Why Domestic Assault Is Not Treated In The Same Way As Common Assault

October 26, 2007 by  
Category: Assault

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One thing that we know is that domestic violence is different. It has specific issues that are not present in other situations or other forms of assault. One of those differences is that domestic violence is difficult to detect because it usually takes place within the confines of the home and the confines of the […]

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