Employment Consequences
of an Assault Charge

There are two sides to every Assault. We take yours!

 

Value From Experience

Drawing exclusively on the knowledge and experience of former Crown Attorney's, Provincial Offences Prosecutors, Senior Police Officers and 20+ Years of Criminal Defence Expertise,  Toronto Criminal and DUI Lawyers are pleased to share their expertise and experience on the employment consequences of an Assault charge.

Six Employment-Related Reasons Why You Need to Beat Your Assault Charge
If convicted of any Assault charge, you will instantly have a criminal record! From that point on, you will face severely diminished employment opportunities.  The following six reasons explain why it is vitally important for you to work with a lawyer capable of helping you beat that Assault charge.

 

1. An Assault conviction is a Serious Criminal Offense in Canada
If you are convicted of any type of assault, you automatically get a criminal record, and your assault charge details and conviction will be entered into the RCMP database (CPIC).

 

2. Your Criminal Record Will Show Up On Criminal Background Checks
Many employers require criminal background checks for all employees (and that means employees report any criminal conviction subsequent to employment), which means, upon formal request, the local police will access CPIC, spot, and be required to report your conviction

3. Need a Driver's Licence For Your Job?  Forget About It.
Upon conviction, your driver's licence will be suspended across Canada for up to a year, and this suspension also applies in many American States.  So if you drive for a living, or need a vehicle to get to and from your job, or to do your job - forget about it.

4. For Professionals - A Criminal Record Means losing Your Ability to Practice
Are you a Doctor? Lawyer? Nurse? Chartered Account? Engineer? or other government-licenced Professional?  If you are, you should know that a criminal conviction will almost certainly impact your ability to maintain your licence and to continue practicing as a professional. 

5. Want a Job in Government? In Aviation, or The Police Force? Forget About It.  
Many jobs in government, the military, the aviation industry, and the police force require a clear criminal record. 

6. Do Business in the USA? Forget About It.
Access to the RCMP database of convicted criminals (CPIC) is routinely used by USA Immigration Officers to deny entry to individuals with criminal records.

Our Lawyers focus on getting your Assault Charge Dropped
If you're facing any type of Assault charge, we will fight to get your charges withdrawn or reduced.  We have the battle-hardened Assault legal experience and a unique approach in dealing with prosecutors that help us achieve successful results over and over again.

Want proof?  Read the unsolicited commendation from a very happy client with a very difficult case below:

Difficult Case Involving a Professional Driver

Case: R. v. A.M.
 
Charge: Impaired Driving Over 80
 
Result: Criminal Charge Withdrawn

"If you are ever in need of a criminal lawyer when faced with any criminal charge, Toronto Criminal and DUI Lawyers are the right team for the job.

 

Just when I thought my life was over, since I stood a very good chance of losing my Driver's License and my career, they stepped up to the plate. My case was handled with great professionalism and expertise. In our first meeting, they took the time to explain to me what exactly I was facing and gave me a breakdown of the legal system, the charge, and what I could expect going forward. This instantly put my mind at ease since they were so knowledgeable about the legal system.

 

Throughout the process, the team did an outstanding job keeping me up-to-date and clearly outlined what the next steps would be. In the end, I am very proud to say that due to all of their hard work and proficiency. I was able to walk away without a criminal conviction or criminal record. Toronto Criminal and DUI lawyers went above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that my DUI charge was dropped."

A.M.

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