Assault

Experienced Assault Lawyer in Edmonton & Sherwood Park

What is an Assault?

According to the Criminal Code of Canada, an assault is the intentional application of force against another person without their consent, directly or indirectly. Assault can also occur if a person attempts or threatens to apply force to another person. This can lead to a wide range of actions being considered as assaults

The Criminal Code classifies a large range of offences with the term assault, ranging from assaults with weapons to assaults causing bodily harm. The potential punishments for assault in Canada vary depending on the type of offence one is being charged with.

Kurie Law Group’s criminal team knows the law and takes your charges seriously. Our team has a results-driven approach when defending you from assault charges. If you have more questions, or would like to know more, contact us to arrange a consultation with one of our criminal lawyers.

Assault is an intentional application of force against another person without their consent. This includes not only intentional force but unintentional application as well. Assault is an extremely common offence in Canadian courts and covers a wide variety of potential actions.

Our criminal law team has experience with the entire range of offences from aggravated assault to assault simplicitor. Punishments and penalties vary just as widely as the offences themselves. If you have questions or concerns, come in for a consultation, our defence lawyers are ready to help.

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