Assault Offences

An assault is any non-consensual contact on another person. Assault can range from an argument at home to a fight at the bar to an assault causing death or murder. Even a raised fist or physical gesture can be an assault.

There are different categories of assault depending on the nature of the assault and the injuries, such as assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm or aggravated assault.

Other offences against a person may not involve direct physical contact, but also constitute criminal conduct. These include threatening, harassment or breach of a peace bond.

It is an aggravating feature to all charges if they occur in the context of a domestic or family relationship.

Any assault allegation is serious, and may result in:

  • a criminal record
  • imprisonment
  • a probation order
  • bail conditions
  • court fines
  • other civil and collateral consequences

Filkow Law has over 50 years of collective experience and exceptional results with all types and degrees of assault offences. If you are being investigated or have been charged with any type of assault, contact our office for assistance.

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