If you have been falsely accused of domestic assault you may feel shocked, overwhelmed, frustrated, or even hopeless. These serious charges can destroy your reputation and affect the way you live your life. Don't let these charges ruin your life.
These consequences can rob you of years of your life, your income, or your dignity. A lawyer can help you overcome the charges brought against you.
How a Charge of Domestic Assault Can Affect YouCanada's courts take domestic violence charges seriously. As a result, domestic assault convictions can carry long-lasting consequences. Depending on the legal severity of the charge, a domestic assault sentence may result in: Probation: If you are sentenced to probation, you will be given a list of limitations on your everyday activities. These may include:
- Little or no contact with your children
- No contact with your spouse
- Requirement to support your dependents
- Regular meetings with a probation officer