Assault

Our client was pursuing a university degree and wanted to work in a "vulnerable sector." One night, while camping with his wife and their baby, our client and his wife got into an argument, during which he pushed her in the stomach with a closed

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Aggravated assault

Our client and his ex-wife were going through a divorce, which involved disputes about custody and access of their daughter. Our client attended an after-school program for his daughter, while his ex-wife was waiting for their daughter to finish. There was a verbal confrontation between

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Criminal harassment

Police officers warned our client not to communicate with his ex-wife. However, our client sent his ex-wife numerous e-mails over a period of several months. These e-mail were unwanted. Our client was charged with criminal harassment on the basis that he allegedly caused his ex-wife

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Sexual assault and assault

Our client and the complainant dated for several years, were married for a short period, had a son together, and then divorced. During that relationship, our client pleaded guilty to two instances of assault against the complainant and received discharges instead of convictions – in

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Peace bond

Our client's wife kicked him out of their home and started divorce proceedings. Almost immediately, she began making claims to the police about our client's apparently abusive behaviour against her, their young son, and her other children. When the police refused to lay charges, she

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Assault With a Weapon

Our client and the complainant had been dating for eight years. On the night in question, the complainant returned to our client’s apartment and found that the door was locked. Our client refused to let her inside. After banging on the door, the complainant was

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