Sexual Assault Lawyer Toronto2024-01-30T20:24:31+00:00

Sexual offences and assault allegations are very serious, and can impact lives for years. When accused of a sexual assault, you could be forced to serve jail time and be registered as a sex offender, regardless of whether or not you are innocent.
If you are involved in a sexual assault case, you will need to get the help of a skilled sexual assault lawyer in Toronto. Having an expert legal team working on your case can make the difference between serving a sentence that you do not deserve and being freed of false charges – on the other hand, if you have been the victim of a sexual assault, your lawyer will make sure that you are not left wondering if your attacker will be free to harm you or others again.

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Whether you have been wrongfully accused of sexual assault charges or are searching for the services of a sexual assault lawyer, working with Vilkhov Law is your best option. We are one of the leading criminal defence firms in Toronto and will support your case from start to finish with care and attention to detail. Working with a experienced criminal lawyer is critical in order to ensure your case is handled correctly.

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What is sexual assault?

The criminal code of Canada does not include a specific definition of sexual abuse or assault – this is due to the fact that there is a wide array of different acts that can be classified as sexual assault or sexual abuse. This term is used by many to define unwanted sexual contact, but the legal terminology that is used for this kind of interaction is different.

In Canada, there are various restrictions on sexual contact that are based on laws. The first of these restrictions states that no person under the age of sixteen can consent to sexual activity with an adult. The only exceptions are situations where children similar in age engage in this kind of contact.

Canada’s laws have no single specified rape charge either, and instead define all sexual acts that are non-consensual as sexual assault. The legal definition of an assault includes unwanted physical contact and threats, and sexual activity is only legal in Canada if both parties consent. There is also a provision that states that no one can consent in advance to sexual activity if they fall unconscious, or consent to any activity that will cause serious physical harm.

Sexual assault can be charged in many ways, including sexual assault with a weapon and sexual assault causing bodily harm. Aggravated sexual assault charges are also possible in cases where the interaction that led to the assault influences the charges. In some cases, can also be linked with fraud or the use of authority to obtain sex.

What are the levels and punishments for sexual assault?

There are various levels of assault punishment under Canadian Law. These assault levels are paired with the kind of assault that occurred, and help to determine the level of consequence that must be assigned in each case.

No matter the level of sexual assault, the standard minimum sentence for those who assault a minor under the age of 16 is 14 years in jail. This is often considered to be the maximum sentence for levels 1 and 2 sexual assault, but when a level 3 offence has occurred, maximum sentencing is almost always pursued.

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Work with Vilkhov Law for access to a skilled legal team that knows its way around sexual assault cases. These types of cases involve a complex legal process, and must be handled with care from start to finish for the best result.

Contact us today at 866-707-5845 for a consultation to get access to the support that you need related to your sexual assault case.

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It’s vital to hire a lawyer

Sexual assault charges are very serious, and they can have a lasting impact on your ability to work and live in certain places in the future. If you have not actually committed the sexual assault that you have been accused of, you will want to make sure that you are not improperly sentenced to jail time and inclusion on the sex offender’s registry.

Reach out to us today for a consultation if you have been accused of a sexual assault that you did not commit. Our team at Vilkhov Law can help you defend yourself against erroneous charges and protect your ability to work and live where you please in the future. Working with a skilled sexual assault lawyer is essential to the outcome of your case.

Frequently asked questions

What is consent?2023-03-02T15:55:54+00:00

Consent for the purposes of sexual assault is defined under section 273.1 of the Criminal Code. Consent means that the complainant voluntarily agreed to engage in the sexual activity in question. Consent needs to be clearly communicated through the words and/or actions of the complainant consented to.

Consent needs to be present at the time the sexual activity took place. Consent also needs to be ongoing and can be withdrawn by the complainant at any time. Additionally, if someone consented in the past, that is not sufficient consent for present or future sexual touching.

Under section 273. 1(2) of the Criminal Code, no consent is obtained if:

  • the agreement for sexual activity was made by anyone other than the complainant;
  • the complainant is unconscious;
  • complainant is unable to consent;
  • the accused abuses their position of trust, power or authority, and induces the complainant into engaging in the sexual activity;
  • the complainant expressed by their words or conduct a lack of agreement to engage in the sexual activity; and
  • the complainant having consented, later expresses a lack of agreement to continue to engage in the sexual activity.
What is the age of consent in Canada?2022-06-14T14:24:02+00:00

Age of consent is the legal age that a person can legally consent to sexual activity. In Canada, the current age of consent for sexual activity is 16 years. Anyone under the age of 18, however, cannot consent to sexual activity with anyone that is in a position of trust or authority over them.

Arrest and bail process2023-03-02T16:21:46+00:00

When you are arrested, officers must tell you of your right to counsel. This right allows you to speak to and retain a specialist following arrest. It is always a good idea to exercise this right and obtain legal advice before speaking to police.

You may be released directly by police, or you could be held for a bail hearing, depending on the circumstances of the assault as well as your own personal circumstances (e.g. if you have a criminal record). The police have a few mechanisms for release, which all require you to attend court as specified with your lawyer. If you are released by police, there are likely to be conditions attached to it through what is known as an undertaking. These conditions can be, for example, prohibitions against contacting the victim or not attending a certain location.

Although sexualt assault is a hybrid offence (i.e. the Crown has the ability to choose whether to proceed summarily or by indictment), all hybrid offences are considered indictable until the Crown elects. As such, you will be asked to attend a police detachment for fingerprinting ahead of your first court appearance.

If you are held for bail, you will be brought in front of a judicial official within 24 hours of your arrest. Not only will a sexual assault lawyer tell you what to do and what not to do when interacting with police, they can also start working on your release if you are being held in custody.

If you are brought to court for bail, a sexual assault lawyer in Toronto can speak to the Crown about what is required to secure your release and can propose a bail plan. The plan often involves one or more people called “sureties.” A surety is someone you know who agrees to take responsibility for your release into the community. They pledge to pay a certain amount of money if you do not follow your conditions of release. Being a surety is a huge responsibility, and an experienced criminal lawyer can explain their role and adequately prepare them for court.

Everyone has a constitutional right to reasonable bail with respect to the amount of money sureties pledge and the conditions imposed on you. Reasonableness also includes the fact that you should not be denied bail without “just cause.”

The Crown may consent to your release based on the plan. If they have concerns about the plan, the circumstances of assault, your chance of reoffending, your ability to follow conditions (especially if you have breached bail before), et cetera, they may contest your bail. A contested bail results in a bail hearing (also known as a “show cause” hearing). In line with the principles of reasonable bail, the Crown must “show cause” as to why it is in society’s best interest for you to be detained—although there are certain circumstances that require the accused to demonstrate why their detention is not justified.

There are three grounds of detention upon which you can be denied bail. The Crown will state on which grounds they are seeking detention, which consider:

  • Whether you are a flight risk (primary ground);
  • Whether you pose a threat to the public (secondary ground); and
  • Whether your detention is required to maintain confidence in the administration of justice (for example, due to the seriousness of the allegations and/or the strength of the Crown’s case) (tertiary ground).

The court will look at factors, such as your ties to the community, your personal circumstances, the presence of a criminal record, the offence itself, and the strength of a proposed bail plan and adequacy of sureties, when considering these grounds.

As part of considering your release, the court will determine whether conditions should be imposed and what they should be to mitigate concerns, such as ensuring that you attend court and do not commit any further offences. These bail conditions can be stringent and restrictive and may include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervision through sureties;
  • Curfews or house arrest, including ankle monitoring;
  • Refraining from use of drugs and alcohol;
  • Mandatory counselling;
  • No contact with certain individuals, such as the victim; and/or
  • Restrictions on where you can travel.

When making this consideration, the Crown and the court are bound by the “ladder principle.” This principle means that when it comes to imposing conditions, the least restrictive conditions must be imposed unless the Crown can show that the less restrictive conditions are not appropriate in your case. The Supreme Court of Canada’s 2017 decision in R. v. Antic reinforced this principle. A number of courts, however, seem to have forgotten this obligation. A lawyer can help the court recognize that your detention is not necessary and can remind the court why less strict bail conditions are appropriate.

If you are denied bail, you will remain in custody until your trial or resolution, although it is possible to ask for a bail review at the Superior Court. Obtaining bail can be an uphill battle. Hiring an experienced criminal defence lawyer maximizes your chances of being released.

It is important to recognize that breaching the terms of your bail conditions can result in further charges against you and the revocation of your bail.

Awaiting trial2023-03-02T15:58:59+00:00

Once you are released by police or a bail hearing is conducted, a legal specialist can start preparing a successful defence for your case.

A lawyer will ask the Crown for the disclosure of all relevant evidence against you. The Crown is obligated to disclose evidence about your case to your legal representative, regardless of whether or not that evidence will be used by the Crown in court. This disclosure is a fundamental feature of our criminal justice system. It helps to ensure that you have a fair trial and that you have the information needed to provide a full answer and defence. Having a sexual assault defence lawyer by your side can be an advantage, as there are certain items of disclosure that the Crown will only release to counsel. If you do not have a lawyer, you may have to make arrangements with the Crown to review this evidence, which can be extremely time-consuming.

In some cases, disclosure can include hundreds (and sometimes thousands) of pages of documents, as well as hours of police interviews and surveillance footage. Our specialist will review these documents and can use them to effectively advocate for you.

A legal representative will then take steps to move the case along. Once disclosure is reviewed, a Crown pre-trial (CPT) is typically scheduled. The CPT allows the defence and the Crown to discuss issues in the case, as well as the Crown’s position. The CPT can be a springboard for further discussions and negotiations with the Crown. Depending on the case and how it proceeds, a judicial pre-trial (JPT) may also take place. The JPT allows a judge to weigh in and provide guidance in a more informal setting.

If you have retained a lawyer, you will not be present at the CPT or JPT. A lawyer’s expertise and experience can be invaluable at this stage. If you do not retain a lawyer, you most likely will have more difficulty speaking to the Crown, and your JPT will take place in open court instead of the judge’s chambers. You will be responsible for advocating for yourself, which can be an unnecessary stress added to an already challenging experience.

There can be a number of court appearances before a case is set down for trial or a plea is entered. A lawyer can explain the purpose of these appearances and even appear on your behalf, so you have one less thing to worry about.

If the Crown chooses to proceed by indictment, and the case goes to trial, there will come a time when you will be asked to make an election regarding your mode of trial. You will have the option of being tried by a provincial court judge, a judge alone in the Superior Court, or a judge and jury in the Superior Court. Since sexual assault against a person under 16 carries with it a possible sentence of 14 years in prison, you will also be entitled to a preliminary inquiry for that criminal offence alone, which is a sort of mini-trial that determines whether there is sufficient evidence to even hold a trial on the charges. If the judge finds that there is not sufficient evidence, then you will be discharged. Making your election and having a preliminary inquiry are strategic decisions. You will no doubt benefit from the support of legal professionals advising and guiding you through this lengthy and complicated process.

Consequences if found guilty2023-03-02T15:59:51+00:00

Sexual assault is treated very seriously, and that seriousness of sexual exploitation is reflected in the possible sentences for a sexual assault conviction.

If the Crown chooses to proceed summarily:

  • If you are convicted of sexually assaulting someone over the age of 16, you can face a maximum sentence of 18 months.
  • If you are convicted of sexually assaulting someone under the age of 16 , you can face a maximum sentence of 2 years less a day.

If the Crown chooses to proceed by indictment

  • If you are convicted of sexually assaulting someone over the age of 16, you can face a maximum sentence of 10 years.
  • If you are convicted of sexually assaulting someone under the age of 16 , you can face a maximum sentence of 14 years and a minimum of 1 year.

There are also certain orders that accompany a sexual assault conviction, such as a DNA order, a section 161 order (if the complainant is under 16) and a SOIRA order (which involves the Sex Offender Registry). These orders can have a far-reaching effect on your life long after you are sentenced. Depending on the seriousness of the assault, alternative, more lenient sentences and resolution mechanisms are available. A legal representative is in the best position to explain the possible consequences to you and to work tirelessly to obtain the best outcome in the circumstances.

What are common defences against sexual assault charges in Toronto?2023-03-02T16:17:12+00:00

There are a few common defences against sexual assault charges in Canada that are typically used in most situations. All of these defences are most effective when they are backed up by witness testimony, or other hard facts that can prove that the charges are false or incorrectly levelled at the wrong person.

When the case comes down to the two parties providing statements against one another, it can be hard for a judge to get an accurate picture of the events of the sexual assault trials.

1. Error of Identity

The identity of the person accused that committed the sexual assault must be correct. Forensic tools might have to be used in order to establish the identity of the person who committed the crime. This can be one of the areas where it is easiest to disprove false charges against someone. DNA and fingerprints can tell the real story and help to identify the attacker, instead of someone incorrectly charged with sexual assault.

2. The Sexual Act Did Not Take Place

The accused person can claim that there was no other sexual intercourse or activity that took place between the parties. This can be a tough road to travel down, as this can become a case of one person’s words against another. Credibility battles are often hard to resolve, but interviews related to the facts of the event, as well as proof from DNA and other hard facts, can help to support this defence.

3. There Was Consent

This is almost always the central factor that demands attention in a sexual assault case. The entire premise of a serious sexual assault trial is that there was no consent provided for the sexual act. If there was consent given prior to the sexual act, then this is not a case of sexual assault. This defence can again lead to a credibility battle between the two parties.

This can also be a complex argument to make due to the circumstances associated with the situation. If the person involved was too intoxicated to consent, or if the complainant does not have the mental capacity to consent, then this is not a valid defence. In cases where the complainant is under the age of 16 or withdrew their consent during the act, this also invalidates the argument that there was consent.

4. There Was an Honest Mistaken Belief That Consent Was Given

Another defence that can be used for this kind of situation is the statement that the accused did not know that there was no consent for the sexual act. This is a hard case to make for most sexual assault cases, but there are instances where the circumstances surrounding the behaviour of the complainant can lead to mistaken consent.

How much does it cost to get off sexual assault charges?2023-03-02T16:18:15+00:00

The circumstances of your trial and the amount of work that is needed to collect evidence and prepare a case can greatly impact the cost of your legal defence. The average cost for a single hour of a lawyer’s time in Canada is $75. You might be able to access pro-bono representation from some lawyers, but this is not common for criminal cases when you are the accused.

Make sure that you discuss the cost of your defence with your lawyer in advance. If you are not able to pay for your defence upfront, there might be options available for you to access public defence support or to pay using a payment plan of some kind.

How long does a sexual assault investigation take in Ontario?2023-03-02T15:35:34+00:00

The investigation process related to your case can take longer than you might think. The samples and evidence that are related to the investigation will likely all be collected within 72 hours of charges being levelled against you. Processing all the evidence, collecting witness and expert testimony, and getting statements from both of the parties involved can take some weeks.

Once the investigation is done, a trial date will have to be set as well. You could be forced to wait for months for your actual trial, despite the evidence being collected and available to the parties involved in the sexual assault case. This is not the kind of charge that goes away overnight, and you will need to make sure that you have the right legal support to ensure that your case can be presented correctly when you are able to go to court.

What is the sex offender registry?2022-06-14T14:33:12+00:00

Registry on the Sex Offenders Registry is part of the sentencing process for most sexual assault charges. If you are found guilty of this crime, you will almost always have to be registered as a sex offender in your province. This registry lasts for 10 years, and it can impact your ability to find work and the places that you can live. This is a matter of public record, so even if you think that an employer will not know this information about you, they will be able to look up the information.

You will also be required to disclose this fact when you are involved in certain industries. Registry as a sex offender can have a lasting impact on your financial and personal well-being for years after your conviction.

What must the prosecutor prove?2023-03-02T15:29:45+00:00

Following elements that a prosecutor must prove include:

  • The accused had requisite intent and applied force to the victim
  • The victim did not consent to the application of force
  • The accused knew the victim was not consenting
  • The physical touching was sexual in nature

These elements are complex, but if a reasonable doubt is raised regarding any single element, it is possible to be acquitted under the law. These individual elements must be proven together, and if the Crown cannot prove a single element, you cannot be convicted of sexual assault.

In the matter of R. v. L.E, our client faced multiple charges including two counts of sexual assault, two counts of assault, and one count of mischief under $5000. The defense conducted a meticulous cross-examination that revealed significant inconsistencies in the testimony of the complainant, raising doubts about the accuracy and reliability of their account. As a result, recognizing the weakened case against our client, the Crown withdrew the charges against our client.
R. v. L.E
R. v. S.O, involved our client, a professional physiotherapist at a reputable clinic, who was accused of inappropriate touching by the complainant, an office administrator at the same facility. Prior to the trial, the Crown introduced new evidence that the defense counsel skillfully utilized to challenge the credibility of the complainant. As the trial unfolded, it became evident that the complainant had intentionally omitted crucial details from their initial statement. Consequently, the court concluded that the Crown had failed to establish our client’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, resulting in the acquittal of S.O
R. v. S.O
In the case of R. v. P.W. our client organized a social gathering where an incident of consensual sexual activity occurred with his best friend’s girlfriend. Regrettably, driven by guilt and shame over her own infidelity, the complainant chose to report the incident as sexual assault. However, as the trial progressed, the court proceedings exposed the significant inconsistencies and lack of credibility in the complainant’s account. As a result, P.W was ultimately acquitted based on the court’s recognition of the questionable credibility of the complainant.
R. v. P.W
R. v. M.U, involved our client, a young and ambitious student on a student visa, who was falsely accused of sexual assault. Mr. Vilkhov skillfully cross-examined the complainant and effectively presented evidence that discredited her version of events. It was later revealed that the complainant had a history of fabricating allegations, further casting doubt on the veracity of her claims. As a result of the defence’s efforts, the charges against M.U were withdrawn at trial.
R. v. M.U
In the challenging case of R v L.M., our client, a refugee residing in Canada, was falsely accused of gang sexual assault. Our firm worked tirelessly to secure an acquittal that would allow our client to be vindicated and continue living in the country. Throughout a comprehensive five-week jury trial, crucial inconsistencies emerged, undermining the credibility of the allegations. Witness testimonies presented by the Crown were contradictory, and each witness was effectively impeached during cross-examination. In addition, DNA evidence was presented by defence with the assistance of an expert which demonstrated that our client was not a contributor to the DNA collected from the complainant. The jury reached a just verdict, acquitting L.M and granting him the opportunity to rebuild his life in Canada.
R v L.M
In the matter of R. v. N.M, our client, a, faced a serious charge of sexual assault. However, a meticulous examination of the evidence revealed significant doubts about the credibility of the complainant. The defence engaged in negotiations with the Crown attorney, resulting in the withdrawal of charges before the trial commenced. This outcome spared our client from enduring a lengthy trial, allowing him to pursue a future unburdened by the adverse consequences that a potential conviction would have posed.
R. v. N.M
R. v. I.S involved our client, who faced charges of sexual assault, assault, and mischief under $5000. Through thorough and meticulous questioning, Mr. Vilkhov effectively undermined the strength of the allegations, leading to a successful outcome, and acquittal. As a result, the client was able to move forward with their life without having the burden of a lengthy penitentiary sentence and the numerous consequences resulting from an unsuccessful defence.
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I’ve personally worked with him and I can say with confidence he is a hard working, dedicated, result focused lawyer. Keep up the hard work!Daniel SlobodkinDaniel Slobodkin ★★★★★ I have known Mr. Vilkhov in a professional and personal capacity for several years. Mr. Vilkhov is a well-respected and devoted criminal lawyer who prioritizes the success and livelihood of his clients. Mr. Vilkhov goes out of his way and makes time, at all times of day, to tend to the needs of his clients. Mr. Vilkhov is a diligent lawyer I would recommend to anyone dealing with a criminal matter. Well-spoken, confident, methodical and professional are qualities that only begin to scratch the surface of Mr. Vilkhov's criminal law practice and his character at whole.mike cookmike cook ★★★★★ I can’t say enough good things about my experience with Mr. vilkhov he truly takes pride in his work and did his absolute best to work on my case and get me the best deal I would recommend him to everyone. Hiring Mr .vilkhow will be the best decision for anyone to make he’s truly amazing at what he does .Amina HuseynovaAmina Huseynova ★★★★★ I've known Igor professionally for a long time, one of the most dedicated criminal lawyers I have met. He gets amazing results for his clients and I would recommend anyone who is looking to hire him.maddy mmaddy m ★★★★★ I am international student in Canada, six months ago I was falsely accused of SA and I was charged. I had never dealt with all this in my life and I started looking for a lawyer. I spoke too more than 50 lawyers all over ontario and every lawyer I spoke to tried to scare me and told me that I am a dead meat here and this thing is definitely going to trial and were only interested in talking about their fees. Mr Vilkhov patiently heard my case and told me that there is a high possibility of getting the case withdrawn . He was straightforward and honest. He convinced me after one call that he is the right lawyer for me to retain. He charged a very reasonable fee which he let me pay in installments. He kept me well informed about my case in every stage. Mr. Vilkhov and Daniel from his team were my constant support. Every message and every phone call was answered.Mr Vilkhov got the charges withdrawn!!! My case was in a jurisdictions were cases like these never get withdrawn. But Mr. Vilkhov gave his best and got the charges withdrawn without any conditions. I cannot thank Vilkhov law professional for giving my life back! Mr. Vilkhov is very knowledgeable and he is the lawyer you need by your side when you need it the most! He wins when you need it the most! Thank you Vilkhov law corporation!Jay ModiJay Modi ★★★★★ Igor and his team exceeded my expectations, efficiently getting all charges dropped in my case. His timely responses, coupled with Daniel's eloquence, made for an exceptional first-time experience with a lawyer. They provided a unique blend of empathy and straightforwardness that instilled confidence throughout the legal process. Highly recommendable for anyone in need of a criminal justice lawyer.Naqib PopalNaqib Popal ★★★★★ I just left Brampton courthouse. I was acquitted of 11 charges after a long trial. Igor Vilkhov absolutely killed it during the entire trial. If it wasn’t for him, I would be going to jail. Thank you so much for your work, you ensured the truth came out. Thank you, you got me my life back.Chad AllanChad Allan ★★★★★ Igor got me an amazing deal, he was always communicating with me and updating me about my case, he got me the deal of a lifetime and I can’t him enough. If you are reading this and you are thinking about who to hire, just call him, he is the right lawyer for you.Jamie LewisJamie Lewis ★★★★★ If you need a lawyer who is actually going to work for you, and get results go with Igor at Vilkhov Law. He was very patient and understanding and knows his stuff. I was facing a huge fine which would have devastated me financially for years to come, but with his passionate submission to crown on my behalf he was able to get the fine reduced by 90%. His colleagues he works with are amazing too. Thank you so much for all of your help through this matter Igor! You truely have saved my future. I appreciate it beyond measure! All the best in the future!js_loader

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