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July 8, 2020

Police Require More Than An Unsubstantiated Tip To Prevent Drug-Case Entrapment Says Canadian Supreme Court

Entrapment is one of the typical defences to criminal charges. It originates from the interaction between defendant and law enforcement officers before or during the alleged crime. A common entrapment scenario involves police officers using coercion or any other unpleasantly overpowering tactics to cause an individual to commit a felony. Police require a good reason … Continue reading “Police Require More Than An Unsubstantiated Tip To Prevent Drug-Case Entrapment Says Canadian Supreme Court”

June 25, 2020

What Is A Criminal Harassment Offence In Canada?

In Canada, you’ll be charged with a criminal harassment offence if you’re found engaging in prohibited conduct knowingly that results in another person’s fear for the safety of their own or someone close to them. Usually referred to as stalking, criminal harassment charges include repeated but undesired attempts to communicate with a complainant. Charges related … Continue reading “What Is A Criminal Harassment Offence In Canada?”

June 18, 2020

Things You Should Not Do If You Get Arrested

People get arrested, and it’s normal; it can happen to anyone, even someone who hasn’t committed a crime. People react in different ways while being detained – some of these reactions are even unwise, yet understandable given the emotional state of the arrestee. Since anything you say or do might be used against you in … Continue reading “Things You Should Not Do If You Get Arrested”

June 11, 2020

Types Of Releases Under The Canadian Criminal Code

After the police arrest you for a possible felony, the first thing you should do is to write down every bit of detail about everything that happened at the police station. This will help you in remembering all the significant events related to your arrest when you go to trial later. It will also assist … Continue reading “Types Of Releases Under The Canadian Criminal Code”

June 5, 2020

Factors Affecting Costs Of Hiring DUI Lawyer Services

If you or someone you know has recently been charged with your first DUI, then you must have some questions about DUI lawyers and their legal fees. Conducting proper research on which type of lawyers to hire is critical to making the right decision. In this article, we’ll provide a comprehensive answer to one of … Continue reading “Factors Affecting Costs Of Hiring DUI Lawyer Services”

May 28, 2020

Things You Should Know About Conditional Discharge In Canada

Two types of discharges may be available for you in Canada if you have been found guilty of a criminal offence: absolute discharge and conditional release. A discharge is considered to be an extraordinary sentencing measure that allows the accused individuals to prevent a criminal conviction, whether or not they have been found guilty or … Continue reading “Things You Should Know About Conditional Discharge In Canada”

May 21, 2020

Understanding Different Types Of Peace Bonds In Canada

Under the Canadian criminal law, when an accused agrees to adhere to a specific set of conditions for some definite time period, the agreement is known as a peace bond. The primary purpose of a peace bond is to ensure that the accused won’t commit a crime against a victim during a specified time. To … Continue reading “Understanding Different Types Of Peace Bonds In Canada”

May 14, 2020

5 Best Ways To Respond To DUI Charges

With improved legislation regarding impaired driving (DUI) offences already in place throughout Canada, maximum penalties for these charges have already been increased countrywide. The police have been given complete authority to conduct a roadside screening test to decide whether or not the driver is under the influence of prohibited drugs or not. From the suspension … Continue reading “5 Best Ways To Respond To DUI Charges”

May 8, 2020

What Is A Peace Bond Under The Canadian Criminal Law?

In Canada, a peace bond is an official criminal court order that compels an accused to adhere to a particular set of conditions for a definite period. A Canadian court could grant a peace bond when an accused has been charged with a violent crime or is likely to commit a crime. In this context, … Continue reading “What Is A Peace Bond Under The Canadian Criminal Law?”

April 30, 2020

Understanding Hit And Run Offences In Alberta

A hit and run accident can be extremely frustrating and an unfortunate experience for anyone in Edmonton or any other parts of Alberta. Different types of questions arise in one’s mind whose car has just been hit by another vehicle, “who will pay for the damage? Should I report the incident to the authorities, call … Continue reading “Understanding Hit And Run Offences In Alberta”

April 23, 2020

Responsibilities Of A Criminal Defence Lawyer

Overall, criminal defence lawyers are one of the most misunderstood professionals in the world. This is because it’s their job to defend their clients in the court of law no matter how big or small the crimes they may or may not have perpetrated. The community, in general, may consider them as villains just because … Continue reading “Responsibilities Of A Criminal Defence Lawyer”

April 16, 2020

How To Fight Drug Possession Charges In Canada

Every year thousands of different kinds of drug felonies are reported in Canada. They may include possession of a particular drug for personal use, trafficking, selling, or even importing. However, Under the Controlled Drug and Substance Act, it’s not entirely illegal to carry a drug under certain circumstances, for example, for research or medicinal purposes … Continue reading “How To Fight Drug Possession Charges In Canada”

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