Calgary assault charges are fact-specific. If you were charged with an assault crime, time may be of the essence, and you need experienced legal counsel on your side who can safeguard all your legal rights.

Once you have been charged with a criminal offence, you may have to face a bail hearing to determine whether you remain in jail pending your trial, or whether you will be released from jail pending trial, on certain conditions that you must abide by.

It’s no secret that history was recently made when the federal government launched its long-promised effort to legalize recreational marijuana. This move has kick-started a slew of huge policy changes that concern public health and safety across Canada.

 Violence is violence. Simple, right? Yes and no. The law considers assault against someone you are in an intimate relationship with as more serious. This is because the law views these relationships as ones wherein the individuals trust one another.