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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”

May 10, 2019

A Brief Introduction To Family Law in Canada

Family laws govern relationships between parents and their children and between spouses. Therefore, these laws are crucial to most Canadians. Subjects like marriage, divorce, separation, custody and parenting fall under federal jurisdiction. Other family issues such as matrimonial property disputes and adoption fall under provincial laws that may vary from province to province. If you’re … Continue reading “A Brief Introduction To Family Law in Canada”

May 3, 2019

Arrested Or Detained In Alberta? Here Is What You Need To Know

As a Canadian citizen, you have certain legal rights when charged, arrested or detained. For example, a person charged with an offence has the right to have a trail and seek legal assistance. If you’re arrested or detained in Alberta or anywhere in Canada, you are innocent unless the prosecutor adequately proves that you’re guilty. … Continue reading “Arrested Or Detained In Alberta? Here Is What You Need To Know”

April 26, 2019

Theft And Fraud Charges in Canada: What You Need To Know

People sometimes get involved in situations or operations that turn out to be unlawful. If you’ve been charged with theft or fraud in Canada, it might be challenging for you to get out of the situation without consequences. From an internet scam and shoplifting to highly sophisticated financial fraud and funds transferred to offshore accounts, … Continue reading “Theft And Fraud Charges in Canada: What You Need To Know”

April 19, 2019

Drug Offences In Canada

It’s hard to fully understand drug offences in Canada. If you or someone you care about has been arrested for a drug charge, you may be uncertain about your options or what to do next. The aftermath of a drug arrest can be horrible as well as confusing. This is why it’s critical to consult … Continue reading “Drug Offences In Canada”

April 12, 2019

Understanding Various Types Of Assault Charges In Canada

Assault is considered a serious offence in Canada. If convicted, it can lead to a criminal record. If you or someone you know have been charged with assault, don’t take it lightly and talk to a competent aggravated assault lawyer to get the most favorable outcome for your case. A small act of violence may … Continue reading “Understanding Various Types Of Assault Charges In Canada”

April 5, 2019

How To Deal With Hit And Run Charges In Edmonton

When a vehicle accident occurs, the drivers are required to follow certain procedures after the accident. As a driver involved in a vehicle accident, it’s important for you to stay at the scene and receive necessary medical assistance while waiting for the police to arrive. If a road accident leads to property damage, injuries to … Continue reading “How To Deal With Hit And Run Charges In Edmonton”

March 29, 2019

Understanding How Bail Works In Alberta

Bail refers to the temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial. A Canadian charged with an offence has the right to bail. Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees this right. In case of a less serious offence, the police may release the accused without the need for bail. If you have been charged … Continue reading “Understanding How Bail Works In Alberta”

March 22, 2019

Are You Allowed To Refuse A Breathalyzer Test?

Refusing a breathalyzer test can lead to a criminal conviction in situations where a police officer has valid grounds to request a breath sample. People who don’t know their rights often go through stressful situations when police reach them to investigate this matter. Needles to say that driving while drunk is legally prohibited in Canada, … Continue reading “Are You Allowed To Refuse A Breathalyzer Test?”

March 14, 2019

Dealing With Weapons Offences

When it comes to weapons offences, the Canadian criminal code is tough. Taking into account the increasing incidents of gun violence in Canada, it’s important to address these concerns and educate people on weapon-related issues. Sentencing for offences involving firearms is substantial as it helps the state prevent or reduce weapon assaults and gun violence. … Continue reading “Dealing With Weapons Offences”

March 8, 2019

Impaired Driving (DUI) In Canada: How To Get A DUI Pardon

Most Canadians are aware of the fact that driving under the influence (DUI) or impaired driving is considered a punishable crime as mentioned in the Criminal Code. There are many terms used for the criminal offence of operating a motor vehicle while the driver’s ability to operate the vehicle is impaired by drugs or alcohol. … Continue reading “Impaired Driving (DUI) In Canada: How To Get A DUI Pardon”

February 28, 2019

Dealing With Domestic Violence Charges

Domestic violence charges are often the consequence of disputes involving those in a relationship. One of the most common misconceptions is that the person who reports the violence can drop a charge. However, contrary to what many people believe, domestic violence charges will not automatically get dropped even if the person who calls the police … Continue reading “Dealing With Domestic Violence Charges”

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