I have been charged with Utter threats for the 2nd time in less then 5 years and was wondering what punishment I should expect?
Asked about 1 year ago in Brockville, Ontario
Categories: Criminal Law
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There is no set minimum for Utter Threats, even on a 2nd offence.
Punishment on the new offence would be determined by:
- The nature of any prior punishment(s) you received in the past;
- The extent of your criminal record, if any;
- Your employment situation;
- Mitigating circumstances;
- Aggravating circumstances
- Indications of remorse
Before you consider resolving the matter, you ought to explore whether there are any potential defences available to you. Utter Threats is a not a straightforward area of criminal law, and requires the Crown to prove various "elements", including that you had the intent for the "threat" to be taken seriously, or you intended to intimidate the other person.
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