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Experienced Criminal Lawyers for Uttering Threats Cases

At Paul E. Briggs Law, we understand how stressful being charged with an uttering threat offense can be. If you are in need of legal representation, our team is here to help. With over 20 years of experience working in the criminal justice system, we understand the nuances of these charges and how to effectively defend our clients. Our goal is to provide you with a focused and strong defense. We will rigorously analyze the evidence for your rights. Contact us today to learn more.

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    What is Uttering Threats?

    Uttering Threats is a serious criminal offence that involves threatening to harm someone directly or indirectly, either verbally, in writing, or through gestures. This can include threats to damage property, harm pets, or hurt someone physically. If you’ve been charged with Uttering Threats, it’s essential to seek legal representation as soon as possible. At Paul E. Briggs Law in Surrey, our experienced Criminal lawyers will help you navigate the legal system and advocate for your rights in court.

    How Does the Criminal Code of Canada Define Uttering Threats?

    It is important to understand the implications of uttering threats under the Criminal Code of Canada. Section 264.1 of the Criminal Code states:

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    • 264.1 (1) Every one commits an offence who, in any manner, knowingly utters, conveys or causes any person to receive a threat

      • (a) to cause death or bodily harm to any person;

      • (b) to burn, destroy or damage real or personal property; or

      • (c) to kill, poison or injure an animal or bird that is the property of any person.

    • Marginal note:Punishment

      (2) Every one who commits an offence under paragraph (1)(a) is guilty of

      • (a) an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years; or

      • (b) an offence punishable on summary conviction.

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      (3) Every one who commits an offence under paragraph (1)(b) or (c)

      • (a) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years; or

      • (b) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

    It is essential to seek experienced legal guidance when facing these charges. As an experienced criminal lawyer, I am equipped with the knowledge and skills to help you navigate the legal proceedings for your case. Contact my office today to discuss your situation.

    Experience and Expertise in Criminal Defense

    Paul E. Briggs Law has a proven record of success in criminal defense cases. With over 20 years of experience defending clients, our team has the legal knowledge and expertise to fight for your rights. We work tirelessly to provide the best possible outcome in your case.

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    Serving Surrey and Surrounding Areas

    As one of the top criminal defense law firms in Surrey, BC, Canada, we have built a solid reputation for providing our clients with outstanding legal services. Our office is conveniently located and easily accessible, so you can easily meet with us at your convenience. We understand that every case is unique, and we tailor our approach to meet the specific needs of each client. Our goal is to ensure that our clients feel confident and supported throughout the entire legal process.

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