Are you being charged with assault?

Charged with criminal harassment or threats?

You are suspected of committing a crime against a person and the police want to meet with you?

This type of accusation is more common than you might think and they affect a wide range of personal situations and relationships. Every situation is a matter of context and perspective. Our team can defend your fundamental rights with professionalism and in all fairness.


  • Assault (common assault, assault involving a weapon, assault on a peace officer)
  • Aggravated assault
  • Assault causing bodily harm or death
  • Criminal harassment
  • Death threats or threats to harm someone
  • Criminal negligence
  • Attempted murder
  • Murder
  • Homicide

Getting ready

Here is how to effectively prepare for the first meeting with a lawyer. It is a first step in taking charge of your defence.

1 Write down every detail that seems important soon after your arrest:

  • Day of the week, date, time of events;
  • Where they took place;
  • Witness names and contact information, if any;
  • The context leading up to the charge.

2 Gather all documents the police handed out upon your arrest. Read the terms carefully and make sure to follow them. It is important to remember that if you do not appear in court on the day you are supposed to, and if no lawyer is there to represent your behalf, the Court will issue a warrant for your arrest.

Me Marie-Joëlle Demers, criminal lawyer

3 Contact us promptly to schedule a free initial consultation at our Montréal or Longueuil’s office. We will explain the upcoming judicial process, prepare your defence, and answer your questions.

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