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December 6, 2019

What Is A “Theft Under $5,000” Offence? How To Deal With It

The term ‘theft’ is generally defined as the taking of someone’s services or property without their consent or permission with the intent to deprive the rightful owner of it. In Canada, an act of taking another person’s property unlawfully can be treated as a theft offense. When it comes to theft offences in Canada, we … Continue reading “What Is A “Theft Under $5,000” Offence? How To Deal With It”

November 29, 2019

Understanding Firearm Offences Under The Criminal Code Of Canada

It’s legal for licensed civilians to own a firearm in Canada. However, there are certain limitations and restrictions on their usage. Guns are sometimes used to assault, murder, rob, and harras people. This is why the Canadian government imposes strict limitations on the ownership of firearms. In the Criminal Code of Canada, firearm offences are … Continue reading “Understanding Firearm Offences Under The Criminal Code Of Canada”

November 25, 2019

Types Of Offences In Canada: Indictable offences Vs. Summary Convictions

Most Canadians don’t understand the type of offences people can commit. The Criminal Code of Canada divides offences into three categories: indictable offence, summary conviction and offences that can be dealt with as either indictable or summary. Crown-electable offences are also called hybrid offences. Simply put, a summary offence is less serious than an indictable … Continue reading “Types Of Offences In Canada: Indictable offences Vs. Summary Convictions”

November 15, 2019

Your Right To Speak With a Lawyer After You’re Arrested

When law enforcement authorities decide to arrest you, they’ll take you into custody. If the police arrest you, chances are they have reasonable grounds to charge you with a criminal offence. If this is the case, ask the police to let you talk to a lawyer right away. Right to Counsel The term ‘right to … Continue reading “Your Right To Speak With a Lawyer After You’re Arrested”

November 7, 2019

All You Need To Know About Cannabis Laws In Alberta

Cannabis is legal in Canada for both medicinal and recreational purposes. So far as the medicinal use is concerned, cannabis was made legal in 2001 under conditions mentioned in the Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations. In 2018, Canada was the second country in the world after Uruguay to legally regulate the possession, cultivation, acquisition, and … Continue reading “All You Need To Know About Cannabis Laws In Alberta”

October 25, 2019

How To Deal With Police Misconduct In Edmonton

Policing is one of the toughest jobs in the world. It is a job where work and home life balance is very difficult to manage. This can lead to stress at work and police officers are sometimes seen exhibiting bad behaviour. This bad behaviour is considered to be professional misconduct at the officer’s end. Misconduct … Continue reading “How To Deal With Police Misconduct In Edmonton”

October 18, 2019

10 Signs You Hired The Right Criminal Lawyer

Legal assistance is necessary if you’re faced with an assault charge or any other form of criminal charges. In such situations, it’s easy to become very stressed or mentally drained. The decision you have to make in selecting the right defence lawyer for yourself definitely matters in a court hearing. Well prepared lawyers can easily … Continue reading “10 Signs You Hired The Right Criminal Lawyer”

October 11, 2019

The Benefits Of Hiring A Drug Offence Lawyer

Drugs are deeply rooted in our society. People today start using drugs as early as the age of adolescence. Children going to schools are exposed to drugs. If this is not enough, modern synthetic drugs are now being customized to avoid detection and seizure by the security agencies and drug control authorities. Synthetic drugs are … Continue reading “The Benefits Of Hiring A Drug Offence Lawyer”

October 4, 2019

6 Things You Should Know About Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Canada

‘Driving under the influence (DUI) is by far the leading cause of traffic accidents and roadside deaths in western countries. Canada is no exception. There are thousands of accidents happening simply because people show irresponsibility towards the DUI laws in Canada. Keeping the seriousness of a DUI charge, the Government usually broadcasts public safety messages … Continue reading “6 Things You Should Know About Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Canada”

September 27, 2019

Legal Grounds On Which Your DUI Case Can Be Dismissed

Driving under the influence (DUI) charges can result in serious consequences for the accused in Edmonton. They can completely unsettle your life in the blink of an eye. First of all, your drivers licence might be suspended for at least a year and there’s even a possibility you could lose your job. Second, you could … Continue reading “Legal Grounds On Which Your DUI Case Can Be Dismissed”

September 20, 2019

How To Deal With Mail And Wire Fraud Charges

Mail and wire fraud are two of the common forms of white-collar crimes that entail a scheme to deprive the victim of their property or money. We can differentiate mail and wire fraud offences based on how they’re perpetrated. As the name suggests, mail fraud is committed through a mail service. On the other hand, … Continue reading “How To Deal With Mail And Wire Fraud Charges”

September 13, 2019

Legal Consequences Of Drunk Driving And Recidivism

Impaired driving continues to be the leading cause of road accidents in many countries. In Canada, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs has been a major factor in more than 30% of road deaths for the past couple of decades. However, considerable progress has been made to reduce impaired driving across the country. … Continue reading “Legal Consequences Of Drunk Driving And Recidivism”

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