Experienced Lawyers for Assault, Aggravated Assault, Uttering Threats, and Harassment.

assault lawyer torontoCrimes of violence are always serious.  These types of crime can include assault, robbery, aggravated assault, uttering threats, assault causing bodily harm, and criminal harassment.

Even the most minor allegations of violence can carry with them serious consequences including DNA orders, probation, and often incarceration if a person is found guilty.

Having an experienced criminal defence lawyer assist you with your charges.

Simply being innocent of a charge cannot guarantee the Court will find the same.  Having an experienced criminal defence lawyer can significantly contribute to a person’s chances of having their charges withdrawn or being acquitted of an offence.

The lawyers at Robichaud’s are experienced in crimes of violence and can effectively advise you on complicated legal matters such as the law of self-defence, or what meets the threshold of “bodily harm”.  We offer initial consultations at no charge for this purpose.

If you are charged with assault, speak to one of our lawyers today to see how we can assist in defending crimes of violence. Call (416) 999-8389 and speak to a lawyer who can help you understand how to properly defend charges of assault, threats, robbery, or other crimes of violence.  

Examples of our lawyers’ past experience in crimes of violence

Allegations: Accused was alleged to have stabbed complainants. One in particular was stabbed several times in the back and side causing hospitalization and lasting, life-threatening injuries. At preliminary hearing, complainant agrees in cross examination that he is 100% sure that it is not the same person who stabbed him.

Results: Charges dismissed at preliminary inquiry.

Allegations: Assault upon a neighbour after neighbour made accusations that accused had robbed his son.

Result: Not Guilty on all counts.

Allegations: Alleged to have got in a dispute with complainant over email which then escalated to physical threats to her and her child, attendance at her home, and slashing her mother’s car tire.

Result: All charges withdrawn

Allegations: Police enter an apartment pursuant to a drug investigation. The Accused attempts to flee. A struggle ensues between several police officers and the accused resulting in one police officer receiving massive head injuries requiring eight staples to his head after being pushed down stairs by the accused. Drugs are found on the accused and in the apartment. At the time of the allegations, the accused was on a bail recognizance that required him keep the peace.

Result: All charges withdrawn except one assault. Client plead guilty to assault alone and received 12 month probation – he did not go to jail.

Allegations: A fight occurs between two young people on a basketball court. The complainant reported to the police and testified that the accused hit him with a baseball bat and caused serious injuries to him.

Result: Acquitted on both counts.

Allegations: Landlord and tenant dispute with allegations of violence.  Result: Client entered into a section 810 peace bond and charges withdrawn.
Charges: Assault, Failing to Comply with Probation.  Allegations: Security guard assaulted after altercation over parking enforcement. Result: Charges withdrawn – adjournment application lost by Crown.
Charges: Assault Resist Arrest, Uttering Threats.  Allegations: Death threats made to police officer. Upon arrest of accused, accused struggled with police resulting in bleeding nose of one officer.

Result: Not Guilty on Uttering Threat Count; guilty of Assault resist arrest – Sentence of Conditional Discharge received (no lasting criminal record)

Charges: Assault, Fail to Comply with Recognizance. Allegations: Landlord and tenant dispute results in judgment against landlord forcing him to pay accused money. Accused goes to collect money but landlord would not pay. Accused spits in landlords face and pushes landlord.

Result: Not Guilty on All Counts

Charges: Assault, Transportation Fraud, Threatening Bodily Harm.  Allegations: Assault upon TTC driver with co-accused. Threats made before the assault.

Result: Charges withdrawn – section 810 peace bond entered into.

DISCLAIMER: Every criminal case is unique and every case has it’s own challenges.  Past acquittals, withdrawals, or other favourable results our lawyers have achieved for our clients in robbery, assault, or violent crime cases does not mean the same result can be obtained for present or future clients.  We look at each case with it’s own unique characteristics and fashion our approach on the individual, not the crime itself.