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Assault, also called Simple Assault, is one of the most commonly charged criminal offences in British Columbia.

 

 

What are the maximum possible penalties or consequences for an drug conviction?

Under the Criminal Code, a conviction for Assault carries a maximum possible penalty of 5 years imprisonment.

 

Will I go to jail if I’m convicted of drug charges?

If you choose to plead guilty or are convicted after a trial, a judge may consider a variety of different sentences in addition to jail or prison including fines, probation orders, and house arrest. For a large number of offences, a judge also has the ability to discharge a person and not impose a criminal record. The likelihood of a period of jail or prison is case specific and can be discussed during your free initial consultation.

 

Custom Charge Question 1?

 The consequences of a criminal record can be significant, and can impact your job, your ability to travel, and your reputation in the community. Finding the best criminal lawyer for your British Columbia criminal charges can make a significant difference to the outcome of your case. Do not plead guilty to Assault without knowing your rights and understanding the consequences.

 

Question Charge Question 2

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Is it possible to get these TYPES OF CHARGES charges dropped or withdrawn?

The outcome of a case depends on many factors including the seriousness of the allegations, whether or not your rights were violated during your arrest, your personal circumstances, and the strength of the prosecutor’s case against you. There are several possible outcomes for a criminal case including having charges withdrawn (or dropped), having a stay of proceedings entered by a judge, or being found not guilty after a trial. Our office has successfully had charges withdrawn for hundreds of clients facing charges under the Criminal Code of Canada. You can read more about possible outcomes [here].

 

How familiar are you with THESE TYPES OF cases?

Alexander Ejsmont has represented hundreds of clients facing THESE TYPES OF charges under the Criminal Code of Canada including numerous CHARGE and related offenses. He has extensive experience helping persons charged for the first-time, professionals, non-citizens facing immigration issues, youths, and their families. You can read more about our cases here. Recent matters include:

R. v. S.K. [2017] – Client, a university professor, is charged with Domestic Assault and Forcible Confinement. Significant consequences on both career and travel brought to Government's attention. Following alternative diversion plan, Crown withdraws all charges – CHARGES WITHDRAWN and NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. C.W. [2017] - Client is charged with Assault relating to a "road rage" incident after a motor vehicle accident. Client allegedly punched victim multiple times after both had exited their vehicles. Crown originally seeking short jail sentence. Following rehabilitation plan and extensive sentencing submissions, judge agrees with defence and imposes an absolute discharge, with no conditions and no criminal record. - ABSOLUTE DISCHARGE AND NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. M.L. [2017] – Client is charged with Assault With a Weapon relating to incident during a family law hearing. Client allegedly threw weapon at sitting judge in court. Allegations also include serious threats against members of the justice system. Our office refers client for multiple assessments where significant medical issues are uncovered. Following extensive negotiations with the Crown and a year of following a treatment plan, all charges are dropped. –  CHARGES WITHDRAWN and NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. G.R. [2016] - Client, a university employee, is charged with Assault following an altercation with a public transit bus driver. Government alleges that client struck bus driver through the window following verbal altercation. Following negotiations with Crown counsel, matter is referred to Alternative Measures. Client successfully completes diversion program and charges are dropped - CHARGES WITHDRAWN and NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. I.H. [2014] – Client, an executive, charged with alcohol-related Assault Bodily Harm in Lower Mainland incident after passersby witness two men in an altercation and report incident to police.  Significant issues with eyewitness descriptions and circumstances are pointed out to Crown Counsel during 3 month pre-trial negotiation stage –  ALL CHARGES WITHDRAWN and NO CRIMINAL RECORD


R. v. M.M. [2013] – Client, a female non-citizen, was charged with Uttering Death Threats, Assault, Domestic AssaultAssault with a Weapon, and Mischief Over $5000 following allegations of various incidents with boyfriends's family members, including damaging a home, attack with a knife, and threatening to burn down house.  Serious allegations (with possible jail and immigration consequences) required trial.  After 2 day cross-examination of main Crown witness, client fount not guilty of all charges.– NOT GUILTY OF ALL CHARGES


R. v. C.R. [2013] – Client charged with Domestic Assault, Assaulting a Peace Officer, Uttering Threats, and Assault with Intent to Resist Arrest following incident where client strikes officer in the chest during domestic violence investigation. While attempting to take client into custody, other officers are struck. Client then allegedly threatens officer while in squad car – CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE and NO CRIMINAL RECORD


R. v. F.C. [2013] – Client, a licensed security guard, charged with Sexual Assault relating to allegations involving neighbour in apartment building.  Convictions on allegations risked client's professional license and immigration status.  Following discussions with the prosecutor, client agrees to enter a plea to simple assault, and the judge accepts the joint submission for a discharge.  – CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE and NO CRIMINAL RECORD


R. v. C.S. [2010] – Client charged with violent road rage related Assault with several witnesses.  After completing six short anger management counseling sessions, the Crown requests that the Client enter into a common law peace bond and all criminal charges are dropped. CHARGES WITHDRAWN AND NO CRIMINAL RECORD


R. v. B.A. [2010] – Client charged with Assault relating to unprovoked attack on innocent bystander while client was intoxicated.  After completing a short alcohol counselling program arranged through the firm, the Client enters into peace bond promising to stay away from the complainant and all criminal charges are dropped – CHARGES WITHDRAWN AND NO CRIMINAL RECORD