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June 7, 2019

Understanding Criminal Sentencing Options

Navigating and understanding the criminal justice system can be a challenging task. It is important for an accused to understand the criminal sentencing options so they can make well-informed decisions with respect to their criminal charges. The Criminal Code governs criminal law in Canada. It includes the powers and principles in relation to criminal sentences. … Continue reading “Understanding Criminal Sentencing Options”

May 30, 2019

Driving Over 80 Vs DUI – What’s The Difference?

It is a crime to operate a motor vehicle while the level of alcohol in your blood is over the legal limit which is 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood. Alcohol consumption affects everyone differently. Some people can be impaired at as low as 50mgs, and some people can drive without being … Continue reading “Driving Over 80 Vs DUI – What’s The Difference?”

May 24, 2019

Impact of DUI Charges On Canadian Immigrants And Visitors

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, also called DUI, is a serious crime in Canada, especially after the changes in impaired driving laws. Whether you’re a permanent resident or a temporary resident of Canada or even a tourist or student, serious DUI charges can lead to deportation from Canada. If you’re a foreign … Continue reading “Impact of DUI Charges On Canadian Immigrants And Visitors”

May 17, 2019

Dealing With Impaired Driving (DUI) Charges In Alberta

The new legislation in Canada will increase the maximum penalties for impaired driving (DUI). The police have the authority to perform a roadside screening test to determine whether or not a driver is under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The legalization of marijuana across Canada is one of the reasons why legislators want to … Continue reading “Dealing With Impaired Driving (DUI) Charges In Alberta”

May 10, 2019

A Brief Introduction To Family Law in Canada

Family laws govern relationships between parents and their children and between spouses. Therefore, these laws are crucial to most Canadians. Subjects like marriage, divorce, separation, custody and parenting fall under federal jurisdiction. Other family issues such as matrimonial property disputes and adoption fall under provincial laws that may vary from province to province. If you’re … Continue reading “A Brief Introduction To Family Law in Canada”

May 3, 2019

Arrested Or Detained In Alberta? Here Is What You Need To Know

As a Canadian citizen, you have certain legal rights when charged, arrested or detained. For example, a person charged with an offence has the right to have a trail and seek legal assistance. If you’re arrested or detained in Alberta or anywhere in Canada, you are innocent unless the prosecutor adequately proves that you’re guilty. … Continue reading “Arrested Or Detained In Alberta? Here Is What You Need To Know”

April 26, 2019

Theft And Fraud Charges in Canada: What You Need To Know

People sometimes get involved in situations or operations that turn out to be unlawful. If you’ve been charged with theft or fraud in Canada, it might be challenging for you to get out of the situation without consequences. From an internet scam and shoplifting to highly sophisticated financial fraud and funds transferred to offshore accounts, … Continue reading “Theft And Fraud Charges in Canada: What You Need To Know”

April 19, 2019

Drug Offences In Canada

It’s hard to fully understand drug offences in Canada. If you or someone you care about has been arrested for a drug charge, you may be uncertain about your options or what to do next. The aftermath of a drug arrest can be horrible as well as confusing. This is why it’s critical to consult … Continue reading “Drug Offences In Canada”

April 12, 2019

Understanding Various Types Of Assault Charges In Canada

Assault is considered a serious offence in Canada. If convicted, it can lead to a criminal record. If you or someone you know have been charged with assault, don’t take it lightly and talk to a competent aggravated assault lawyer to get the most favorable outcome for your case. A small act of violence may … Continue reading “Understanding Various Types Of Assault Charges In Canada”

April 5, 2019

How To Deal With Hit And Run Charges In Edmonton

When a vehicle accident occurs, the drivers are required to follow certain procedures after the accident. As a driver involved in a vehicle accident, it’s important for you to stay at the scene and receive necessary medical assistance while waiting for the police to arrive. If a road accident leads to property damage, injuries to … Continue reading “How To Deal With Hit And Run Charges In Edmonton”

March 29, 2019

Understanding How Bail Works In Alberta

Bail refers to the temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial. A Canadian charged with an offence has the right to bail. Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees this right. In case of a less serious offence, the police may release the accused without the need for bail. If you have been charged … Continue reading “Understanding How Bail Works In Alberta”

March 22, 2019

Are You Allowed To Refuse A Breathalyzer Test?

Refusing a breathalyzer test can lead to a criminal conviction in situations where a police officer has valid grounds to request a breath sample. People who don’t know their rights often go through stressful situations when police reach them to investigate this matter. Needles to say that driving while drunk is legally prohibited in Canada, … Continue reading “Are You Allowed To Refuse A Breathalyzer Test?”

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