Intimidation of a justice participant is considered a serious offence in Saskatchewan. The government takes the intimidation of justice participants seriously, so it is important to have an experienced criminal defence lawyer on your side when facing these charges. We can provide the legal representation you need to ensure you are treated fairly by the court.
Intimidation of a justice system participant charges are intended to maintain the justice system's integrity and ensure people involved in court proceedings are protected from pressure and threats. Justice system participants include members of the public, members of any branch of government, ministers, lawyers, judges, members or potential members of a jury, informants, witnesses, any member of a police force, court administrators and journalists. Because of the seriousness of this offence, if you are convicted, you will face up to 14 years in jail. You will also have a criminal record that will make it hard for you to find employment and travel outside of Canada.
If you are facing charges for intimidation of a justice participant, the team at Andrews Benko & Associates can help. We have experience handling these types of cases, and we know how to defend against them effectively. We will work hard to protect your rights and get you the best possible outcome for your case. Contact us today.