Domestic Assault For An Aggressive Defence

Domestic Assault Domestic assault or assault in Canada can be charged by the Crown Attorney as a Summary or Indictable offence. As a Summary offence the accused is facing a maximum of a 6 months maximum jail sentence, $5000 dollars or both. If the assault is charged as an indictable offence the accused is facing…

Domestic Assault

A domestic assault occurs under the Criminal Code of Canada under section (265) when a person intentionally applies force directly or indirectly against another person without their consent. A person can also be guilty of an assault if he or she attempts or threatens,by an act or gesture to apply force to another person. It does not have to actually happen, the victim just has to be reasonable in his or her belief that it was going to happen.

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Driving and Texting Is 300% More Dangerous Than Drunk Driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2011, 3,300 people were killed and 416,000 people injured in traffic crashes involving distracted drivers. Texting accidents account for nearly 20% of all fatal crashes, making driving and texting 300% more dangerous than drunk driving.

Florida’s no texting law will go into effect on October 1, 2013 as a secondary offense. This law prohibits all drivers, including school bus drivers, from texting while driving.

If you have been injured by a distracted driver who may have been texting in or near Tampa Florida, give the attorneys at Danel Fernandez & Martin Hernandez a call at 813-229-5353.

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