Charged with Uttering Threats under section 264?
Criminal Defense Attorney Dil Gosal Can Help
D. Gosal & Associates can help you fight your Uttering Threats charge. Put our knowledge and experience to work for you. Over the years we have helped many people who have been charged with Uttering Death Threats, or Uttering Threats to Cause Harm. We have assisted many in avoiding a Criminal Conviction even upon a Guilty Plea, and assisted many in acquittals at Trial.
Uttering a Threat is a serious offence and is codified in section 264.1(1) of the Criminal Code. Anyone commits an offence who, in any manner, knowingly utters, conveys or causes any person to perceive a threat:
a) to cause death (Death Threats);
b) bodily harm to anyone;
c) to burn, destroy, or damage real or personal property; or
d) to kill, poison, injure an animal or bird that is the property of any person.
On Summary proceedings under (a), (b) or (c), Crown can ask for up to 18 months incarceration. If the case proceeds to Indictment, the Crown may seek up to 5 years imprisonment.