Victims of Crime
You’ve been charged with assault or a related offense Contact Chadi and Company today to discuss your case with our qualified defense team. We recognize that facing an assault charge is a significant ordeal that can impact your personal, social, and professional life. An assault charge may have life-long repercussions. The potential of conviction can be overwhelming. No matter what the details of your situation, we believe that you are entitled to a superb, exhaustive defense…We’re here to help.
You can rely on the team of qualified litigators at Chadi and Company to advocate for your innocence. Our acclaimed solicitors have successfully defended the innocence of Fort McMurray residents for fifteen years. Regardless of the nature of your assault charge, Chadi and Company will work tirelessly to guarantee the best possible result in your defense.
Speaking frankly: assault is a significant conviction. A successful prosecution can result in substantial fines, probation or even jail time (a life sentence in the case of some of the most severe assault charges). Like impaired driving charges and drug charges, a successful conviction can and most likely will- affect your ability to pursue employment and travel outside of Canada.
Chadi and Company strive to establish a precedent in criminal defense. Whenever possible, we endeavor to avoid the unnecessary acquisition of a criminal record. In all cases, we endeavor to elicit the most favorable outcomes for our defendants.
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Our team-members have spent years developing and honing their methods as criminal defense lawyers by studying, and more importantly through practice. Our litigators’ detailed and technical knowledge of the law coupled with a well-established prowess in cross-examination make for an effective combination in providing an effective defense strategy. We can safely guarantee that Chadi and Company is Fort McMurray’s most-qualified firm to defend you against an assault charge.
There are a number of proven-effective strategies in defending against assault charges. We believe you deserve representation from a professional familiar with them all.
Often, convictions of this type require eyewitness identification in order to be successful. Chadi and Company have been able to prevent improper or inaccurate identification of defendants.
Assault charges will often involve testimony from those bringing forth the charges. In case such as these, Chadi and Company have been able to successfully identify that the complainant has placed charges on the basis of some concealed, ulterior motive.
-In all cases, Chadi and Company works closely with our clients to ensure your account is heard in full and considered before the outcome of your case is determined.
Chance of charges being withdrawn – In some cases we can even facilitate the successful withdrawal of charges.
Alternative Measures Program – first-time defendants being charged with a small-time offense can be found eligible for the Alternative Measures Program (AMP). In this case, upon satisfactory completion of your obligations in the program, charges may be withdrawn by the crown.
Mental Health Diversion – if a small-time offense is proven to have been propagated by a mental health disorder, a defendant may be made eligible for a mental health diversion (MHD). If the necessary criteria are satisfied and the agreed-upon terms of the program are completed, charges can be withdrawn.
Peace Bonds – Exclusively in cases of domestic violence, a peace bond may be employed to resolve the charge. A peace bond is an agreement signed by the defendant, guaranteeing certain conditions will be satisfied over a period of months. In the case of satisfactory completion, the crown may withdraw charges.
There are options available. Chadi and Company’s lawyers have the expertise required to access all possibilities; don’t jeopardize your defense.