DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LAWYER, B.C.

CRIMINAL DEFENCE LAWYER IN SURREY

Situations leading to domestic violence can arise in the heat of the moment, but the consequences can last a lifetime. If you’ve received a domestic violence charge, you need a lawyer who can protect your rights and provide expert legal advice.

Domestic violence doesn’t have a law solely dedicated to it because it can have a combination of various acts. Every case that is categorized as “domestic violence” is, therefore, unique and will have different results based on the severity of injuries and behaviours.

Jaswal & Krueger Criminal Defence Lawyers will represent your interests and work to secure a fair outcome, usually avoiding a criminal record. Whether you live in Delta or Surrey, we can offer support and guidance throughout the legal process.

Domestic Violence Charges

When types of abuse occur within a household, such as emotional abuse, family violence, and spousal abuse, this is domestic violence and can be between a partner, family members, children, spouse, and girlfriend or boyfriend. Violence in a household doesn’t always include assault. They can consist of threats, coercion, or stalking. Essentially, domestic violence is where an individual exerts a possessive control over another party within their household. These types of actions can fall under both criminal law and family law.

Family law covers a wide range of issues, such as divorce, separation, child custody and spousal support. It can be trying to regulate the matter, especially since the relationship may have become toxic with one of the partners claiming abuse. It is in our experience that partners sometimes lie about abuse to restrict access to the children in the relationship or to ensure a divorce. Jaswal & Krueger are knowledgeable in how criminal law is used to impact family law and here to help. We will assess your case to determine the best way to proceed to protect your innocence and any family law proceedings.

Our lawyers can assist you, no matter the difficulty of your case. Jaswal & Krueger has built cases for people throughout the area accused of:

  • Assault
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault Causing Bodily Harm
  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Threats
  • Criminal Harassment
  • Sexual Assault

We know that your charge causes you and your family stress and heartache. Our trustworthy lawyers will make the legal process for domestic violence cases as smooth and straightforward as possible by guiding you every step of the way. We’re here to provide dependable legal services and make your situation better.

What to Expect from Jaswal & Krueger

In our initial consultation, our trained lawyers will explain the charges against you. We will listen to your story, examine the evidence, and build your case. Then, we’ll pursue whatever avenues are necessary to achieve the best possible results for you, whether that be negotiation with the prosecutor, communication with the complainant’s lawyer, or ultimately a full trial.

If you’ve been charged with domestic assault, you might have been placed under criminal law conditions that prevent you from returning to your family home or speaking with your spouse. One of the first things a Jaswal & Krueger lawyer will do is explain these conditions to you and work towards changing these conditions to get your life back to normal.

With domestic violence charges, many people believe that it is up to the complainant to drop the charges, but that isn’t how it works. The police lay the charges, and the prosecutor decides whether or not to proceed. There are two reasons a prosecutor may drop the charges:

  • If there is no reasonable prospect of conviction
  • If there is no public support for the charges against the accused

Our legal services are extensive. For the best outcome, hire Jaswal & Krueger in B.C.

Our Service Areas

We serve clients throughout British Columbia, including Langley, Delta, Peace River, and Surrey. We can also represent you at any level of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada and the BC Provincial court, also called Family Court.

If you want to learn more about our legal services, please meet with us in-person or virtually for a free initial consultation. You can rely on a firm written quote for all legal fees. Call today at 604-585-8898 to meet with a Jaswal & Krueger lawyer.

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