Charge: Assault (reduced to Peace Bond).
Issue: Whether our client assaulted his spouse and whether she had a genuine fear of him.
Result: On the eve of trial, Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown to proceedby way of a Peace Bond. On day 3 of the contested Peace Bond hearing , Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown to resolve the matter by allowing our client to enter into the Peace Bond on minimal terms. No finding of assault. No criminal record.