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What to Do if You Are Charged with Abuse or Family Violence

By |April 15th, 2019|Blogs, Violent Crime|

The Family Violence Initiative has been around since 1988 and counts on 15 departments and government agencies to tackle the overwhelming incidence of family violence. This initiative is marshalled by [...]

When is Assault Defendable?

By |April 1st, 2019|Blogs, Violent Crime|

It is important to understand that Canadian law delineates between three levels of assault:  Common assault, which is the least serious, involves pushing, slapping, punching, and verbal threats (level 1). [...]

Legal Self-Defence: The Odds Are in Your Favour

By |January 20th, 2019|Blogs, Other Crimes, Violent Crime|

The definition of self-defence is when a person uses force or a weapon to protect one’s body and one’s property from harm. Contrary to popular belief, the Criminal Code of [...]