Violent Offenses, Domestic Violence, Aggravated Assault Lawyers
The aggravated assault defense lawyers at Slaferek Callihoo construct custom strategies for presenting evidence to support your defense, such as witness cross-examination, challenging the prosecution’s case, and the police investigation. Our focussed lawyers have successfully defended criminal assault and aggravated assault clients in the following areas of violent crimes:
- Sexual Assault Charges
- Domestic Violence Charges
- Murder Charges
- Uttering Threats
- Obstructing Peace Officers
- Robbery Charges
- Disorderly Conduct Charges
- Aggravated Assault Charges
- Conspiracy Charges
- Weapons Charges
- Public Mischief Charges
You, or someone one know, could be facing harsh punishment if arrested and facing physical assault charges; aggravated assault charges. domestic assault charges; indictable or felony assault charges; or, any other violent crime charges.
Physical assault of criminal assault is considered “touching without consent” or “unwanted touching”. Assault and battery laws allow room for an accused person to avoid punishment or get a lesser sentence, if the defense lawyer invokes the argument of self-defense. If someone receives criminal assault charges, the self-defense argument can be very technical, and it can be used not only in simple assault cases, but also in cases of murder, assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon, and other aggravated assault charges.
Are you facing Aggravated Assault Charges in Edmonton?
Having a highly dedicated group of experienced lawyers who understand how to properly prepare your case for trial is critical. Picking the best aggravated assault defense team is of utmost importance as the potential penalties could affect your life forever. An aggravated assault sentence may include fines, court-ordered treatment, and a significant prison sentence, if you are found guilty. The aggravated assault and battery team of lawyers at Slaferek Callihoo have proven case-after-case we are more than capable of successfully preparing an assault case for trial. We look forward to earning your trust and respect.
Trying to Avoid a Criminal Record due to Domestic Assault Charges?
Cases involving domestic violence are considered “spousal assaults.” Assault laws in Alberta have no specific criminal statutes dedicated to these spousal assault charges. That being said, domestic violence assault cases are prosecuted under one of the existing assault charges – simple assault or assault causing bodily harm. These domestic assault battery cases usually involve a “he said/she said” incident.
The domestic assault victim and the accused often disagree on the nature of events leading up to the altercation. Around spousal assault, Slaferek Callihoo have enabled many clients to avoid more serious penalties by working with the prosecution to drop the assault charges in exchange for the client agreeing to a certain type of restraining order – 810 Peace Bond or a Recognizance.
Sexual Assault Defense that Fights for YOU
Being convicted of sexual assault or rape charges can mean a long jail sentence and a permanent requirement of having to register as a sex offender. The sexual assault lawyers at Slaferek Callihoo stop at nothing to defend you, using the law to your advantage. Our sexual assault defense team exhausts every resource available by employing experts to perform independent investigations and provide testimony, challenging prosecutors and witness testimony, as well as to interview our own witnesses.
Sexual harassment and assault trials are often won or lost due to the work done by the defense lawyers during the pre-trial investigation and preparation. In order to give you the best chance to beat the charges, we investigate phone records and voicemail messages, along with past communications like emails, text messages, social networking chats, and instant messages. Our sex crimes defense strategy can depend significantly on comprehensively investigating personal relationships and past histories, because alleged victims of sexual assault very often are acquainted with the accused, work with the accused, or file charges after years, even decades.
When you need a lawyer for rape, sexual assault charges, or attempted sexual assault charges, our criminal defense team is who you want representing you. Our sexual assault and violent crimes defense team is ready to defend your rights and freedoms tenaciously, when you face any of the following charges:
- Sexual Assault
- Aggravated Sexual Assault
- Forcible Confinement
- Sexual Interference with a Minor
- Sexual Exploitation
- Invitation to Sexual Touching
Contact Our Edmonton Criminal Lawyers Today
Being found guilty of committing a violent crime can have long-term, negative effects on your life, your career, your financial situation, and your family, long after you sentence has been served. You may have to submit your name to the Federal Child-Protection Registries. You may not be eligible to practice your profession or be admitted into certain graduate school programs. You may also end up on the losing side in family court issues and in child custody decisions.
A conviction may further devastate your family life by inhibiting you to volunteer, coach, or be involved in any of your children’s recreational, sports, or social activities. If you have been arrested on assault and battery, violent crime, or sexual assault charges, don’t put everything you have worked for at risk – contact the tenacious, respected defense team at Slaferek Callihoo!
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