Specialists in domestic violence cases in Quebec City and Montreal
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Specialists in domestic violence cases in Quebec City
A person with no criminal record and who has never been under a police investigation may be charged with assault or threat toward a spouse.
How does the police address domestic violence in the province of Quebec?
When officers are called on the scene of a domestic fight, their role is to take the necessary measures to prevent a criminal offence from being committed. Consequently, it is not rare that people are brought to the police station and held in custody to appear in court the next day and to face the charges pressed against them.
As of the first court appearance, the defence lawyer must argue for his client to be released under reasonable conditions, that is, essential to the spouse’s protection.
Conditions of release may prevent communication with the accused’s children if deemed essential to the plaintiff’s safety.
What should a person arrested for domestic violence do?
Doyon Avocats has for a purpose to provide the best services regarding domestic violence cases. A criminal record related to domestic violence may lead to serious consequences on the career or professional endeavours of the accused. Being represented by a lawyer who possesses an extended domestic violence expertise is of utmost importance, even if a prison sentence has not been requested. Competence is the key to a successful legal representation.