Calgary Sexual Assault Lawyer
Have you been charged with a sexual assault? It is vital that you hire a sexual assault lawyer to assess your personal case and see all potential defences that are available to you. We will defend your sexual assault charges utilizing our knowledge of the law, while protecting and preserving all your rights.
Darren Mahoney as a Provincial Crown prosecutor, prosecuted a diverse array of offenses including Sexual Assault. Mr. Mahoney’s diverse experience will provide you with the direction you need to successfully navigate the perils of the criminal justice system.
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Different Levels of Sexual Assault
Sexual Assault – This has extremely serious consequences on the life of an accused person. You may face social stigma, financial hardship, and immeasurable stress. Our experienced and strong legal representation promise to minimize the stress and, more importantly, will prepare a top-notch quality defence. Sexual assault has both summary conviction and indictable offenses, with 18 month and 10 year max sentences depending on the charge.
Sexual Assault with a Weapon, Threats/Bodily Harm – This is a more severe form of sexual assault, with summary conviction and indictable offenses. 18 month and 10 year max sentences depending on the charge.
Aggravated Sexual Assault – this is always tried as an indictable offense. The minimum jail sentence as a result of conviction is four years.
Under the Criminal Code Section 271 (Revised Statutes of Canada., 1985, c. C-46)
Everyone who commits a sexual assault is guilty of
- (a) an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years or, if the complainant is under the age of 16 years, to imprisonment for a term of not more than 14 years and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of one year; or
- (b) an offence punishable on summary conviction and is liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 18 months or, if the complainant is under the age of 16 years, to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years less a day and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of six months.
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