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March 4, 2021

FAQs About Arrest Warrants In Canada

As per the Canadian Criminal Code, a justice of the peace or a judge can issue an arrest warrant against someone accused of an offence in Canada. Section 29 of the Criminal Code addresses arrest warrants in the following way: “It is the duty of every one who arrests a person, whether with or without … Continue reading “FAQs About Arrest Warrants In Canada”

February 25, 2021

FAQs: When Dealing With The Police In Canada

In Canada, the police’s major role is to preserve order in society, or ‘keep the peace’ among individuals within a community. Overall, the two primary responsibilities of the Canadian police include keeping people safe and enforcing the law. The authorities can arrest you for possible criminal charges, including impaired driving, assault offences, drug offences, forgery, … Continue reading “FAQs: When Dealing With The Police In Canada”

February 18, 2021

FAQs About Criminal Charges And Criminal Records In Canada

A criminal record refers to an entry done to a register administered by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police RCMP in Canada. These documents will consist of vital legal information about Canadian citizens, like identity, criminal charges, convictions, DNA, fingerprints, and more. This crucial information is available to all police services, legal agencies, and USA law … Continue reading “FAQs About Criminal Charges And Criminal Records In Canada”

February 11, 2021

Best Practices For Assault Lawyer’s Dealing With Firearm Charges

In Canada, matters related to the possession, transportation, and storage of guns or any other weapons are regulated through the Firearms Act. There are specific licensing and registration requirements for possession and acquisition of firearms under the Canadian Criminal Law. When charged with a firearm offence, it’s best to consult with an experienced assault lawyer … Continue reading “Best Practices For Assault Lawyer’s Dealing With Firearm Charges”

February 4, 2021

Things You Should Know About The Mental Health Diversion MHD Program

The Mental Health Diversion MHD Program is a pre-trial diversion plan available to someone who has a mental illness and gets charged with a minor offence. Suppose you have been accused of an inconsiderable crime, and you have a mental illness. In that case, the MHD program will allow you to avoid a criminal record … Continue reading “Things You Should Know About The Mental Health Diversion MHD Program”

January 28, 2021

What Are The Defences To A Dangerous Driving Charge In Canada?

According to Section 249 of the Canadian Criminal Code, a person commits a dangerous driving offence who operates a vehicle in a way that is dangerous to the public. However, there are certain circumstances in which you can get charged with this criminal offence, including: How you were driving your car, like weaving or speeding … Continue reading “What Are The Defences To A Dangerous Driving Charge In Canada?”

January 21, 2021

What Is A Dangerous Driving Charge In Canada?

In Canada a dangerous driving is a charge you can receive when law enforcement authorities find you operating a motor vehicle, a seagoing vessel, aircraft or railway equipment in a way that is dangerous to the general public. Essential Considerations For Successful Conviction The Crown Prosecutor must prove each of the following elements beyond a … Continue reading “What Is A Dangerous Driving Charge In Canada?”

January 14, 2021

How To Beat An Arrest Warrant In Canada

In Canada, a warrant for a person’s arrest never expires. You must know that if an arrest warrant has been issued against you, it won’t go away with time. Your arrest warrant remains intact until you deal with your legal matter or face the police and get arrested. You cannot make your arrest warrant go … Continue reading “How To Beat An Arrest Warrant In Canada”

January 7, 2021

What Should I Do When I Get Arrested In Canada?

Being arrested is increasingly stressful, especially if you haven’t perpetrated any crime. The situation can go from bad to worse if you don’t behave properly. You must know vital things, like how you should act, what you can do and what you cannot do during custody. Anything you say or do could potentially harm your … Continue reading “What Should I Do When I Get Arrested In Canada?”

December 17, 2020

What Are The Defences To Criminal Harassment Charges In Canada?

In Canada, criminal harassment is an unlawful act of bothering a victim in a way that leaves the victim reasonably fearful for their safety. This can include communicating with the victim repeatedly, such as making unwanted phone calls or sending offending emails and text messages. Stalking or following someone, resulting in the victim to fear … Continue reading “What Are The Defences To Criminal Harassment Charges In Canada?”

December 10, 2020

Tips To Find The Best DUI Defence Lawyer

Hiring a credible impaired driving defence attorney is one of the most vital decisions to make for the successful defence of your legal matter when you’re charged with a DUI offence or Over 80. However, finding the most reliable DUI defence lawyer near you can be quite challenging. It would help if you found a … Continue reading “Tips To Find The Best DUI Defence Lawyer”

December 3, 2020

How Can I Get Into The Alternative Measures Program?

Individuals charged with minor criminal offences can be eligible for the Alternative Measures Program AMP during their first court appearance. A Crown Prosecutor can review the file and determine if a specific legal matter is appropriate to be diverted to AMP. Suppose you wish to resolve your criminal charges by completing this program. While many … Continue reading “How Can I Get Into The Alternative Measures Program?”

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