Harassment & Uttering Threats
Criminal harassment, or “stalking”, as it is commonly referred to, consists of repeated behaviour that has the intention of harassing, frightening, annoying, or other actions displaying obsessive and unwanted conduct directed towards another individual “without lawful authority”. For those facing harassment charges, it is important to hire an experienced criminal defence lawyer to defend against these types of allegations.
Lawyer Plug is a criminal lawyer firm in Toronto who consistently achieves excellent results for his clients facing criminal harassment or other domestic related charges by employing a number of strategies which often result in his client’s charges being withdrawn by the prosecutor or dismissed in court by the judge.
For those facing domestic related harassment allegations, specific considerations apply.
Criminal harassment involves knowingly and unlawfully engaging in (often but not necessarily, repetitive) direct or indirect conduct or communication towards another individual or members of their family that causes any of those individuals to reasonably fear for their safety.
Uttering threats Uttering threats is a kind of assault that involves knowingly uttering, conveying, or causing another individual to receive a threat to cause death or bodily harm to any person or their animals, or to burn, destroy, or damage property.
The sentence imposed for an uttering threats or harassment conviction depends on the circumstances of each individual case. Nevertheless, a conviction for any criminal offence will result in a criminal record, which can negatively impact many areas of your life including your reputation, your ability to maintain or obtain employment, and your ability to travel to other countries like the United States. In addition, a conviction for these offences may carry other penalties, including a potentially lengthy term of imprisonment.
Now is not the time to delay! Your reputation, future, and freedom are too important. In all cases, you are well advised to immediately speak with Lawyer Plug so we can evaluate your case, get your side of the story, and relentlessly defend you against your charges.