Applying for a Peace Bond and Filing Assault Charges

This script explains what you can do if someone is threatening you or assaults you. You can either apply for a peace bond against a person who has threatened to hurt you or damage your property, or ask that the person who has hurt or threatened you be charged with assault.

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peace bond, no-contact order, personal safety, going to the police, criminal charges, assault, Dial-A-Law
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