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Domestic Assault

Domestic Assault Lawyers

Being Abused?

Domestic violence is any use of physical or sexual force, actual or threatened, by your partner or ex-partner. If you are being threatened or being hit, kicked, punched being pushed, this is abuse . Stalking and harassing is also a serious crime. The Criminal Code of Canada does not contain a separate offence of “Domestic Assault”. However allegations of assault against your spouse or partner are termed as “Domestic Assault” by our Courts. Facing a situation that involves Domestic Assault can be an overwhelming experience, whether you are the victim or the accused.