Crimes of Violence Lawyer for Vancouver and all BC

(All Assault-Related Matters; Domestic Abuse, Kidnapping, Murder, etc.)

Violent crime defence should demand the attention of an experienced and capable lawyer. One that understands how to prepare cases for trial, whether you are defending charges of assault, domestic violence, murder or manslaughter, kidnapping etc. With potential penalties that can include fines, court-ordered treatment and hefty prison sentences, the lawyer you work with can make a difference in your life for many years to come.

Assault Charges

A charge of assault is defined as the intentional application of force to another person without their consent. Under the law, you may have several valid defences to an assault charge, including self-defence, the consent of the other person, and the violation of your rights under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. As an experienced and knowledgeable assault lawyer, Mr. Doust will ensure you know your rights and strive to give you the best defence.

Domestic Violence Charges

Domestic violence cases are emotional and complex. There are high stakes for everyone involved. Whether you are facing charges of domestic violence yourself or you are a victim of it, Mr. Doust will be able to help you as an experienced lawyer in domestic violence matters. He will help provide a legal resolution to your situation so you can move forward with your life. Mr. Doust will ensure that you know your rights and strive to give you the best legal advice for your situation.

Manslaughter/Murder Charges

Mr. Doust is experienced in these matters and can defend an accused against the most serious allegations, including murder, attempted murder and manslaughter. It is critical to enlist an experienced lawyer to defend against these charges.

Defending You from Allegations of a Violent Crime

Entering a plea of guilty to a charge of assault, domestic abuse, murder or manslaughter or any other violent crime can have very serious consequences. The stigma of a criminal record, consequences on your family, career, reputation, and freedom could stay with one for many years. It is important you know your rights.

Tom Doust prides himself on obtaining the best possible result for his clients by building customised, creative legal solutions. He thoroughly prepares your case for trial, advises you on your options, scrutinises the prosecution’s case and explores all legal avenues for you. Hiring the right lawyer is vital for your defence for charges of assault, domestic violence, murder, etc. Mr. Doust has established a good record of handling a comprehensive range of violent crimes. See recent examples of alleged violent crime cases handled by Mr. Doust.

Talk to a Vancouver Violent Crime Lawyer Now

If you are facing any charge alleging any violence, Mr. Doust advises you to talk to a lawyer. Contact Mr. Doust now to set up a free consultation to discuss your case.

Not everyone may be aware, but if you suspect you are under investigation, it is lawful and prudent at that point to hire a criminal lawyer. However, you cannot hire a criminal lawyer in anticipation of engaging in a wrongful act.


Having an experienced Vancouver criminal lawyer will help you get the best possible outcome, no matter what kind of case you’re facing.