Yesterday I was charged with assault causing bodily harm. I was at a local bar when talking to my recent ex girl friend she turned around and starting kissing a guy right beside me. They both were smerking. I hauled off and hit the guy three times. I was very intoxicated and really not something I would do, I never get violent nor do I have a criminal record. I'm clean. <p>The guy I hit is a local drug dealer and I would buy the occasional cannibus from him. Bringing this forward to the court would help or not? I would bassically admitting to my drug dealings. </p> <p>Also since the crown is laying the charges and he nor her (she is the primary witness who gave a statement that night, he did not) shows up for court does that mean the charges are thrown out? She has moved across country and I doubt she would fly home just to testify. </p> <p>What do you think my penalty would be? Me having a clean wrap sheet and all</p>
Answer by Daniel R Jardine
New Brunswick lawyer
Posted almost 8 years ago
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