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Video By Criminal Lawyers At Aitken Robertson
January 11, 2021

Assault: Sexual Assault Penalties

Richard Robertson, our articling student, talks about the consequences of sexual assault charge convictions.
Video By Criminal Lawyers At Aitken Robertson
November 2, 2020

Assault: Criminal Harassment Penalties

Richard Robertson, our articling student, talks about the various penalties one can receive for charges of criminal harassment.
August 20, 2020

What You Need To Know About Consent and Sexual Assault

A proper understanding of consent to sexual activity can prevent serious and damaging consequences for all people involved.
Ontario Domestic Assault Charges
August 8, 2020

Can We Get The Win: Succeeding in a Domestic Assault Defence

Aitken Robertson proudly operates not as a group of individual lawyers, but as a team of lawyers, paralegals, clerks, students, and support staff. After a free 30-minute consultation we’ll begin looking into how best to reach your desired outcome.
July 31, 2020

Consequences of a Conviction: The Outcomes of a Domestic Assault Conviction in Peterborough

“Domestic Violence” is not, in and of itself, a prohibition in the Criminal Code of Canada. But s.9 of the Code makes it clear that for something to be a crime, it must be found within the Code, so what then is domestic violence?
May 19, 2020

Punishing Domestic Violence: What To Expect With Charges in Lindsay

If you take a casual read through the Criminal Code of Canada (which I in no way recommend because it is perhaps the thickest and least interesting book on my shelf) you may be curious why you didn’t find any crime called “domestic violence” or “domestic assault”.
April 30, 2020

How to Survive Your Domestic Assault Charge in Peterborough

Obtaining a resolution in a domestic assault case and or defending against a domestic assault charge at trial are complex undertakings. In order to ensure that your matter is managed as efficiently as possible, it is beneficial that you explore consulting with and retaining legal counsel as soon as is practicable after you are charged.
March 17, 2020

Don’t Feel Defeated: Succeeding in Cases of Domestic Assault in Peterborough

If you’re facing charges for a violent crime in the domestic context in Peterborough, you’re likely at least a little panicked right now. First, take a breath, the charges can be fought. Before you can be sentenced to any penalties the Crown must prove that it is likely, beyond a reasonable doubt, that you did what they’ve accused you of.