Assault Occasioning Bodily Harm

Our team at Bazzi Law specialises in cases of Assault Occasioning Bodily Harm (AOBH). We offer seasoned advocacy and strive to achieve favourable outcomes in court through thorough preparation and personalised attention to every case.

Understanding AOBH

AOBH, defined under section 339(1) of the Criminal Code, involves an assault that results in bodily harm. The nuances of what constitutes ‘bodily harm’ are defined by extensive case law.

Penalties for AOBH

The offence carries a maximum penalty of up to 10 years imprisonment, making legal representation crucial.

Defending AOBH Charges

Common defences include provocation, self-defence, and defence of property. Each case requires a detailed assessment to determine the most suitable defence strategy.

Bazzi Law’s Approach

We guide clients through each stage of their AOBH charge, from initial consultation to court representation, ensuring a comprehensive and informed legal approach.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What does AOBH entail?
Assault Occasioning Bodily Harm involves an assault that results in physical injury to another person. This encompasses a range of actions where the victim suffers actual bodily harm due to the assault.
What defences are available for AOBH?
Common defences include self-defence, defence of another person or property, provocation, or demonstrating that the harm was accidental and not intentional.
What are the potential penalties for AOBH?

Penalties for AOBH can vary but may include imprisonment, with the maximum term being up to 10 years, depending on the severity of the harm and other case specifics.

How does Bazzi Law handle AOBH cases?
Bazzi Law approaches AOBH cases with thorough case analysis, strategic defence planning, and strong advocacy in court. They offer personalised legal advice, ensure meticulous preparation for each case, and aim to achieve the best possible outcome for their clients.