Aggravated assault is a very serious charge which carries serious punishment if the accused person is found guilty. If you, a loved one or friend, has been charged with aggravated assault, it is very important to retain a lawyer to represent you.
Section 268 Criminal Code of Canada – Aggravated Assault
This section states the following:
- Every one commits an aggravated assault who wounds, maims, disfigures or endangers the life of the complainant [victim].
- Every one who commits an aggravated assault is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 14 years.
Been Charged With Aggravated Assault?
The very fact that an aggravated assault is indictable means that it is a very serious charge and can have devastating effect on the accused person’s life, family, employment and travel. The criminal lawyers at G Law Group have the expertise and experience to ensure you are provided the best defense possible.
If you require a lawyer, please call us at 905-497-7200