Sexual Assault Defence Lawyers for Edmonton

Gunn Law Group

Sexual Assault, Statutory Rape, Date Rape, Child Molestation

If you or someone you know is facing conviction on sexual assault (which include what is known as rape) charges, a significant prison sentence and a lifetime requirement of having to register as a sex offender is very likely. Don’t let it happen to you. The sexual assault defence team at Gunn Law Group will use our vast knowledge of the law and our experience defending cases of this nature to protect you if you are facing sexual assault-related charges.

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Sexual harassment and assault cases are often won or lost based on the work done during pre-trial investigation and preparation. We will examine phone records, voicemail messages, e-mails, text messages, social networking chats and instant messages in certain cases. We will challenge the Crown’s case, test witness’ testimony, and employ experts to perform independent investigations, in appropriate cases.

We will build a Comprehensive Sexual Assault Defence for you

Alleged victims of sexual assault are often acquainted with the accused or work with the accused so our approach may include a thorough investigation of personal relationships. Also, in some cases, charges aren’t filed until years or decades later. This means you will need someone thorough to defend you.

Our violent crimes and sexual assault defence lawyers are ready to defend your freedom when you face the following:

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  • Aggravated sexual assault charges./li>
  • Forcible confinement charges
  • Sexual interference with a minor charges
  • Sexual exploitation charges
  • Invitation to sexual touching charges
  • Sexual harassment

If you need a criminal lawyer for rape, sexual assault charges, physical assault charges, aggravated assault charges, domestic assault charges, or any other violent crime charges or indictable assault charges you should call us. Even if you are accused of attempted sexual assault, our team is the one you want by your side. We will provide a vigorous and thorough legal defence.

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“Assault and battery” law allows for a self-defence argument in certain cases and many accused persons can avoid punishment or receive lesser sentences on these grounds. In criminal assault cases, the self-defence argument is extremely technical but can be successfully applied in not only simple assault cases, but also to defend against charges of assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, murder and aggravated assault charges. Physical assault or Criminal assault is ultimately construed as unwanted touching or touching without consent. At Gunn Law Group, our criminal lawyers apply unique strategies for presenting evidence to defence you against such an accusation. We often apply tactics involving witness cross-examination, and challenges to the police investigation and the prosecution’s case. Our lawyers for criminal assault and aggravated assault have successfully defended clients in the following areas involving violent crime defence:

  • Sexual assault charges
  • Domestic violence charges
  • Murder charges
  • Uttering threats
  • Obstructing peace officers
  • Robbery charges
  • Disorderly conduct charges
  • Aggravated assault charges
  • Conspiracy charges
  • Weapons charges

Want to avoid a criminal record due to Domestic Assault Charges?

In Alberta, there is no specific charge dedicated to domestic violence assault charges and the majority of incidents involving domestic violence are often referred to as spousal assaults. Domestic violence assault cases are charged as assault charges like simple assault or assault causing bodily harm. Often, domestic assault battery incidents involve a disagreement between the participants. The alleged “domestic assault victim” and the accused often disagree on matters involved in the incident. In the area of spousal assault, the lawyers at Gunn Law Group have helped many of our clients avoid a criminal record by negotiating with the Crown to drop the assault charge in return for an agreement to enter into a type of restraining order called a 810 peace bond, also known as a “recognizance”.

Further, when people are accused of domestic assault, they often have to deal with an Emergency Protection Order issued against them by the courts. Emergency Protection Orders are often referred to as “EPO’s”. Our domestic assault defence team can help get an Emergency Protection Order varied or lifted.

Faced with Aggravated Assault Charges?

It is incredibly important to have a professional team of highly experienced and capable lawyers who have a solid understanding of how to prepare an aggravated assault defence for trial. Choosing the right aggravated assault defence team can be a life changing decision – a conviction could drastically impact your life for decades in the future. If you are found guilty, an aggravated assault sentence can include significant prison sentences. The aggravated assault and battery defence team at Gunn Law Group has proven that it can successfully prepare any assault case for trial.

Contact our top sexual assault defence lawyers today

Being convicted of a violent sex crime can have a devastating impact on the rest of your life — your work, career, your financial situation and your family life may be affected long after your sentence is completed.  A conviction may also further impact you by preventing you from volunteering, coaching, or being involved with your children’s recreational, sports or social activities. If you have been arrested on assault and battery charges, violent crime or sexual assault charges, don’t risk your future.

Contact the sexual assault lawyers on the defence team at Gunn Law Group. We handle criminal defence of sexual assault-related charges in Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Leduc, St. Albert, Spruce Grove, Sherwood Park, Beaumont, Bon Accord, Bruderheim, Calmar, Devon, Gibbons, Legal, Morinville, Redwater, Stony Plain and Strathcona County, Leduc County, Parkland County and Sturgeon County, and other communities in Alberta and elsewhere.

Call our offices at 1-780-666-7561 and start taking control today.