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assault is the intentional application of force, no matter how slight
Assault is the intentional application of force, no matter how slight, on an individual without his or her consent. An assault can also include words, acts or deeds that are not an application of force but might reasonably lead someone to fear that a use of force is coming.
Victims of Assault
If you or anyone you know has been a victim of an assault, that person may be entitled to a compensation. The application process has time restriction and generally the application has to be submitted within 2 years of the assault incident. In order to receive compensation it is not mandatory for the person to be charged or police contacted. If you are a victim of assault, contact Traffic Law Paralegal Services to receive a free consultation on how you can receive financial compensation. Charged With an Assault
Assault can range from mere touching to violent punching. Assault may consist of punching, kicking, pushing someone out of your way, spitting at someone and many other examples. Assault can be comitted by an indirect force, threatening or attempting to use force. It is important to identify available defences to assault charges and protect your rights and freedom. Many assault charges result from the bar fights and acting while under influence of alcohol and/or drugs. If an assault does not involve serious injuries or use of a weapon, the crown will usually treat it as a summary offence. Otherwise, it may be treated as a more serious crime that normally involves a stricter sentence. Do not wait and let professionals defend your assault charges, protect your freedom and record.
If you got charged with an assault it is important to know how to deal with it. Assault charges are very serious offences and it is important to understand your options. Retaining a criminal paralegal to assist with your assault charges can save unnecessary court appearances and expedite resolution of the allegation. Contact our experienced defense team for a free Assault consultation today.
Summary offence of assault can carry devastating consequences including:
Jail not exceeding 6 months Criminal Record Probation Orders Prohibition orders Substantial fine
Possibility of sucsessfull resolution of assault crimes often closely affected by the severity of injuries sustained by the victim. Criminal paralegal will approach assault charges seriously and can help you protect your record, minimizing the impact of criminal prosecution.Contact us today to find out more...
- Provincial Offences Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.33
ans, in respect of a proceeding to which this Act applies, a person authorized under the Law Society Act to represent a person in that proceeding; (“représentant”)
“set fine” means the amount of fine set by the Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice for an offence for the purpose of proceedings commenced under Part I or II. (“amende fixée”) R.S.O. 1990, c. P.33, s. 1 (1); 2000, c. 26, Sched. A, s. 13 (6); 2002, c. 18, Sched. A, s. 15 (6); 2006, c. 21, Sched. C, s. 131 (1, 2); 2009, c. 33, Sched. 4, s. 1 (1); 2015, c. 27, Sched. 1, s. 3 (1).
(2) Repealed: 2002, c. 17, Sched. F, Table.
(3) A minister of the Crown may designate in writing any person or class of persons as a provincial offences officer for the purposes of all or any class of offences. R.S.O. 1990, c. P.33, s. 1 (3).
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Know Your Court
- The Ontario Court of Justice hears virtually all provincial offence matters as well as offences against municipal by-laws. Examples of such cases include:
- Highway Traffic Act charges such as speeding or traffic violations;
- Municipal by-law charges relating to excessive noise, animal control, or garbage disposal;
- Charges laid under provincial legislation such as the Environmental Protection Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Dog Owners’ Liability Act or the Trespass to Property Act.
- The tribunals of the SJTO are: Child and Family Services Review Board, Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, Custody Review Board, Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, Landlord and Tenant Board, Ontario Special Education (English) Tribunal, Ontario Special Education (French) Tribunal and Social Benefits Tribunal.