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August 9, 2019

How Foreigners Can Get Criminal Legal Services In Alberta, Canada

Foreigners can sometimes get into difficult situations while traveling abroad and can sometimes be accused of crimes. Alberta is among the most popular regions of Canada which is a great international tourist destination. To gain access to the best criminal defence lawyers, aggravated assault lawyers, and white-collar crime lawyers in Alberta you need to know … Continue reading “How Foreigners Can Get Criminal Legal Services In Alberta, Canada”

July 26, 2019

Understanding The Appeal Process In Canada

In law, an appeal process allows people to have their trial decisions reviewed. Parties can request to formally change an official decision. Appeals typically involve an error correction process and clarifying the law. If you’ve been found guilty or convicted of a crime by a court, you may use the appeal process to allow the … Continue reading “Understanding The Appeal Process In Canada”

July 19, 2019

What To Do When Charged With A Criminal Offence In Edmonton Alberta

It’s a stressful situation when you have to deal with criminal charges which can potentially lead to a criminal conviction. The only considerate way to ensure peace of mind is through proper legal guidance. The following are some of the steps you might go through which include valuable tips that will help when dealing with … Continue reading “What To Do When Charged With A Criminal Offence In Edmonton Alberta”

July 12, 2019

Consequences For Assault Offences In Alberta

There are many types of assault charges in Canada. Almost all of the assault charges could result in a jail sentence. The term ‘assault’ typically refers to situations where one person deliberately applies force or weapons use to another person without their consent. Assault is a common crime in Canada. However, if you have been … Continue reading “Consequences For Assault Offences In Alberta”

July 5, 2019

Expected Jail Time For A DUI Offence In Edmonton

Drunk drivers can be charged with impaired driving and driving over 80. If you have been found driving over 80, it means your blood contains over 80 mg of alcohol per 100 ml of blood at the time of blood examination. Whether charged with impaired driving or driving over 80, the offender should expect a … Continue reading “Expected Jail Time For A DUI Offence In Edmonton”

June 28, 2019

FAQS About Drug Possession Charges In Canada

If you have been charged with possession of cocaine, heroin, magic mushrooms or anything else listed in the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, you need proper guidance and legal services. The first step after being charged or arrested should be to demand your right to have the assistance of counsel. Ideally, you need a criminal … Continue reading “FAQS About Drug Possession Charges In Canada”

June 21, 2019

How To Deal With Theft or Fraud Charges

Fraud is an offence similar to theft but it has its own legal definition. The term ‘fraud’ refers to obtaining goods or services through illegal means. It usually involves misrepresentation and trickery. If you’re charged with an offence that involves obtaining goods or services or anything else through trickery and misrepresentation, talk to a competent … Continue reading “How To Deal With Theft or Fraud Charges”

June 14, 2019

Drug Offences Under The Controlled Drugs And Substances Act

According to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, it is illegal for anyone to possess a substance listed in the Act. Banned substances mentioned in the Act include cocaine, codeine, heroin, oxycodone, methadone, angel dust or PCP, magic mushrooms or psilocybin, plus many more. Some substances mentioned in the Act are completely illegal to possess, … Continue reading “Drug Offences Under The Controlled Drugs And Substances Act”

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”

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