Domestic Assault

Criminal Defence Lawyer in Winnipeg

One type of criminal offence Jeffrey J. Gindin, Q.C. provides legal representation for is domestic assault and related domestic criminal charges. Domestic offences are classified as those that occur in domestic relationships.

These types of relationships are not limited to those between married and cohabitating couples. Domestic relationships exist between parents and children, siblings, boyfriends and girlfriends, people in same-sex relationships, relatives, and close family friends.

A Specialized Area of Criminal Law: Domestic Offences

The Criminal Code of Canada does not have separate offences for those of a domestic nature. However, the law does recognize that crimes can occur to anyone, even to people in domestic relationships. As a result, those convicted and found guilty of domestic assault and other domestic criminal offences tend to face harsher sentencing from Courts.

In addition to the harsher sentencing guidelines, there are normally Crown lawyers, and Judges that specialize in domestic offence cases. Rather than appearing in “normal” Court to answer to the charges, one would appear in a special “Domestic Offence Court.”

Since the law treats domestic offences as a specialized area of the law, it is highly recommended to consult with Winnipeg domestic assault lawyer,
Jeffrey J. Gindin, Q.C.

Mr. Jeffrey J. Gindin, Q.C. has experience and is qualified to provide sound legal representation. Know More

Securing Bail for Domestic Offences Requires a Domestic Assault Lawyer

As mentioned previously, the seriousness of domestic offences can create problems for the accused during their bail hearing. The Crown will want to try to prevent release if possible, when there is the risk of potential future violence against the complainant (victim).

Their conditions could include not being able to return to the domestic home, not having contact with the complainant or minor children, and other strict requirements.You will need help from Mr. Gindin if you want to secure release on bail. Mr. Gindin can assist in addressing each of the Crown’s concerns for granting bail.

Misconceptions about Domestic Offences

Once of the most common misconceptions relating to domestic offences is the complainant has the right to withdraw their original complaint and have the charges dropped. This is not how the Criminal Code or legal system works with domestic offences.

As you can see, facing a domestic violence charge is as a very serious criminal offence. You need sound legal advice from knowledgeable domestic assault lawyer, Jeffrey J. Gindin, Q.C. to achieve successful outcomes. Call now for a free consultation.

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    Jeffrey J. Gindin, Q.C. has dedicated his life to the exclusive practice of criminal defence and criminal law. He is a founding partner and practicing lawyer at one of the largest criminal law firms in Manitoba, which was established in 1995.

    Mr. Gindin utilizes his expertise, knowledge, and wisdom of criminal law with a savvy approach to help provide compassionate legal representation for each and every one of his clients. He understands the stresses his clients may feel when accused of a criminal offence.

    Mr. Gindin has made major contributions to the practice, study, and evolution of the criminal justice system and criminal laws. Jeffrey J. Gindin, Q.C. routinely travels to all courts in Manitoba, as well as Ontario and Saskatchewan. He has appeared in all levels of Courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada.

    His objective is to focus on his clients and make a difference for them using his extensive legal knowledge and expertise. About Jeffrey J. Gindin, Q.C.