It is important to seek legal counsel for cases related to sexual assault in Kitchener to ensure you are appropriately protected as your matter proceeds through the court process. At Ritter Harvey Law, we help you understand the crime and its implications, in addition to providing legal advice and representation.
All charges of sexual assault in Kitchener are serious: common assault, an assault that causes bodily harm, aggravated assault or any of the sexual assault-type charges (grabbing, kissing, rape, among others). Initial bail terms may be very onerous and restrictive. A conviction for these types of offences can result in probation, jail sentences (10 years to life term based on the crime level), criminal records, weapon prohibitions, and registration as a sex offender with the accused’s name entered into the government’s Sex Offenders Registry.