Criminal Harassment Lawyer in the GTA
The Criminal Code of Canada defines Criminal Harassment as;
No person shall, without lawful authority and knowing that another person is harassed or recklessly as to whether the other person is harassed, engage in conduct that causes that other person reasonably, in all the circumstances, to fear for their safety or the safety of anyone known to them.
Conduct that can cause a person to fear for their safety can include:
- Repeatedly following from place to place the other person or anyone known to them
- Repeatedly communicating with, either directly or indirectly, the other person or anyone known to them;
- Besetting or watching the dwelling-house, or place where the other person, or anyone known to them, resides, works, carries on business or happens to be; or
- Engaging in threatening conduct directed at the other person or any member of their family
If you’ve been charged with Criminal Harassment anywhere in the GTA or surrounding area, we can help guide you through the complex and stressful process that lies ahead. Call GSP Law to discuss your case and put forth your best defence at 905-789-7840.