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May 5, 2022

Sexual Assault And Interference Charges: Frequently Asked Questions

Sexual assault and interference charges can come as a huge blow to your personal and professional life. Despite being very common, these charges confuse many individuals as they don’t usually understand the technicalities behind them. Keeping this in mind, we have created this blog to answer all the frequently asked questions regarding sexual asault charges … Continue reading “Sexual Assault And Interference Charges: Frequently Asked Questions”

April 29, 2022

Can I Return To Canada If I Have Been Deported Due To Criminal Charges?

The removal laws associated with criminal charges are quite complex and there are several determining factors that result in a certain decision. Before we move forward, know that deportation is only ordered for individuals who are either permanent residents (a foreign national allowed to live in Canada) or a refugee who has been granted the … Continue reading “Can I Return To Canada If I Have Been Deported Due To Criminal Charges?”

April 25, 2022

Canadian Law About Publishing An Intimate Image Without Consent

The rise of modern technology has brought about many welcome changes, however, it has also birthed new and unforeseen changes in the way people communicate and express themselves. The advent of the ‘Global village’ has given everyone the ability to connect with and share information with countless individuals instantly. Although this has opened many pathways … Continue reading “Canadian Law About Publishing An Intimate Image Without Consent”

April 22, 2022

Can You Attend University In Canada With A Criminal Record?

Although the state does not require universities in Canada to obtain a vulnerability or criminal record check before or after the admission process, most Canadian universities do ask you to obtain a criminal background check. This is especially true for courses and degrees that will require you to enter a field that involves working with … Continue reading “Can You Attend University In Canada With A Criminal Record?”

April 14, 2022

Crimes That Spiked In Canada Amidst COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way the world operated. From making remote work a norm to helping people realize the importance of hygiene, it has changed the common perspective towards life. However, as a society, the stress we all endured is unmatched. Some lost their jobs while others lost their loved ones to the pandemic. … Continue reading “Crimes That Spiked In Canada Amidst COVID”

April 7, 2022

Things To Prepare For A Meeting With Your Criminal Defence Lawyer

If you find yourself amidst a criminal defence case, your first step should be to hire a professional criminal defence lawyer who specialises in the kind of case you are dealing with. At Slaferek Law, we have a team of certified and well-experienced lawyers who deal with drug offences, DUI offences, criminal offences and theft … Continue reading “Things To Prepare For A Meeting With Your Criminal Defence Lawyer”

March 31, 2022

What Does Private, Public, And Self-Representation In Defence Cases Mean?

When dealing with criminal defence cases, making the right decision about how you want to be represented in the court is crucial to the way your case will proceed. You can either choose to represent yourself or hire a lawyer. If you are unaware of Canadian Law, it is best to hire a criminal defence … Continue reading “What Does Private, Public, And Self-Representation In Defence Cases Mean?”

March 28, 2022

Effect Of Prior Convictions On Criminal Court Sentences In Canada

When it comes to sentencing in the criminal courts of Canada, there are several factors that affect the proceedings. One of the main factors on which the judges have to base their decision is the prior convictions of the defendant. It is a fundamental principle in nearly every common-law jurisdiction to ensure that a defendant’s … Continue reading “Effect Of Prior Convictions On Criminal Court Sentences In Canada”

March 25, 2022

Things You Should Know About Search Warrants And Bail Money

Whenever a criminal investigation is concluded, it is up to the involved officers to make an arrest based on a probable cause. The arrest is made if the office catches the offender red-handed or has probable cause. However, if there is no probable cause based on any recent occurrences, the officer will need an arrest … Continue reading “Things You Should Know About Search Warrants And Bail Money”

March 18, 2022

All About The Law Of Consent When A Person Is High

Sexual assault is gender-based violence that the Government Of Canada is working very hard to eliminate. However, despite that one in three women (32%) and one in eight men (13%) become a victim of sexual assault. These spine chilling numbers explain the dire need to raise awareness regarding what sexual assault is and why is … Continue reading “All About The Law Of Consent When A Person Is High”

March 11, 2022

Three Main Types Of Criminal Offences

If you are charged with a criminal offence in Canada, the crown counsel will decide the type as well as the category of offence that applies to you. The penalties and the proceedings of the court depend on the type of offence you are charged with. Each type of offence is dealt with differently and … Continue reading “Three Main Types Of Criminal Offences”

February 24, 2022

When Are You Guilty Of Sexual Assault Under Section 271 Of The Criminal Code?

Sexual assault cases are far more common in Canada than one would expect.One in three women (32%) and one in eight men (13%) have reported experiencing unwanted sexual behaviour in public. Although these numbers are alarming, you will be surprised to know that of every 100 incidents of sexual assault, only 6 are reported to … Continue reading “When Are You Guilty Of Sexual Assault Under Section 271 Of The Criminal Code?”

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