I need advice
hello i am charged with sexual assault and was wondering how much my account of what happened taken by police can encriminate me and if i can reverse its use on me if it can be
Asked 8 months ago in Ontario
Categories: Criminal Law
Not VerifiedOntario lawyer
Sorry to hear about the Sexual Assault charge.
If you provided a statement to the police, any part of that statement or all of it can be introduced by the Crown. If you made incriminating remarks, the Crown surely will attempt to rely on your statement for the truth of its contents.
The two ways to avoid this situation is if your lawyer (1) can demonstrate that there was a Charter infringement (such as an infringement of your rights to counsel), and thereby attempt to exclude the statement; (2) successfully challenges the "voluntariness" of the statement.
Toronto Criminal Lawyer
Posted 8 months ago
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