Defending Yourself: Assault

Describes how to defend yourself if you are charged with assault and what the prosecutor must prove to find you guilty. Includes sentencing information and how to get legal help.

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produced by
Legal Services Society
produced in
2015
last reviewed
January 2015 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
 

Also available in:

French (PDF)


resource type
self-help & forms
tags
charged with a crime, defending yourself, summary offence, indictable offence, pleading not guilty, trials, sentences, crimes & offences, assault