When an allegation is made that you are abusing your spouse or intimate partner you may be charged with domestic assault. Domestic assault, also known as spousal assault, is the use of physical force with the intent to harm a spouse, loved one or cohabitant. Domestic assault / spousal assault is a very serious crime in Canada.
If you are currently being investigated for, or have been accused of or formally charged with this type of assault, it is in your best interest to retain a knowledgeable criminal defence lawyer. A criminal defence lawyer will strengthen your case by using his experience, skill, education and superior knowledge of Canada’s criminal law when defending your case before a judge in the Ontario courts.
If you are convicted of domestic assault, you may face jail time, restitution, fines, probation, counselling and a criminal record. A criminal record impacts your ability to travel and work in certain types of positions.
Domestic Violence Lawyers
At the Auger Hollingsworth, our lawyers will provide you with excellent criminal defence of your assault charge or charges. We have represented people just like you on many domestic violence cases that have resulted in favourable conclusions. Use our Free Consult form, or call us at (613) 699-8192, to book a no obligation consultation.