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Brampton Assault Lawyer - Assault Causing Bodily Harm

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With a dedicated team of experienced legal professionals, Vincent Houvardas knows that the best way to address our clients’ legal issues is to understand their specific situation and the details that lead up to the incident. Your case is important to us — We work as a team to explore the best defences given your particular situation. Vincent Houvardas who is on of the top Criminal Lawyers in Brampton will explain every detail of the suggested defences to you so that you understand all the specifics of your situation in relation to the Criminal Code and laws that govern the offence.

The Criminal Code

When someone is charged with an assault, it becomes a very complex situation with respect to interpreting the criminal code in relation to a specific individual’s case and circumstances. This is why it is very important that you have an experienced criminal lawyer in Brampton working with you such as Vincent Houvardas. For example, Section 256 (1) of the criminal code defines the following: 265 (1) A person commits an assault when (a) without the consent of another person, he applies force intentionally to that other person, directly or indirectly; (b) he attempts or threatens, by an act or a gesture, to apply force to another person, if he has, or causes that other person to believe on reasonable grounds that he has, present ability to effect his purpose; or (c) while openly wearing or carrying a weapon or an imitation thereof, he accosts or impedes another person or begs.