What is a Peace Bond?

In various circumstances, an individual charged with a criminal offence (Domestic Assault or otherwise) may be offered a Peace Bond as a mechanism to resolve their criminal charges. A Peace Bond is a court order that directs that the person keep the peace and be of...

How Do I Get A Restraining Order Against Someone?

Generally speaking, a section 810 peace bond is Canada’s version of a “restraining order.” Section 810 of the Criminal Code of Canada sets out the statutory procedure to obtain an Order that requires a person to keep the peace and be of good behavior, in the absence...
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