Sexual offences are some of the most damning accusations and carry serious and often irreparable consequences in your daily life. If you have been accused or charged with a sexual offence in Abbotsford, turn to Richard D. Ballantyne for legal counsel. An experienced sexual offence lawyer, Mr. Ballantyne specializes in sexual felony cases. With over 3 decades of practice in several areas of criminal law, he can help you navigate the nuances of your case.
If you face any sexual offence charges, schedule a no-charge initial consultation so you can go over the details of your case with Mr. Ballantyne and formulate the best way forward. You can call 24 hours a day and schedule evening or weekend appointments.
There are several types of sexual offences recognized by the criminal code, and some carry mandatory minimum jail terms if a conviction is made. Each of these offences is clearly defined by the law and requires a unique approach to defence. Here are the types of sexual offences that the Criminal Code of Canada recognizes:
Invitation to sexual touching
Indecent acts and exposure
If you face allegations or are charged with any of the above offences, get in touch for a more detailed explanation of the definition and consequences of each offence.