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March 6, 2020

Lawyer Who Murdered Her Boyfriend in 2017 Sentenced to 5 Years In Prison

“Murder is always a mistake. One should never do anything that one cannot talk about after dinner.” -Oscar Wilde The shocking tale of a local family lawyer murdering her boyfriend in a west Edmonton home first made headlines back in November of 2017. On Monday February 3, 2020, Laurie Cunningham pleaded guilty to the charge … Continue reading “Lawyer Who Murdered Her Boyfriend in 2017 Sentenced to 5 Years In Prison”

February 27, 2020

What To Do When Charged With Possession Of Cannabis?

Cannabis Act The Cannabis Act is a legal framework designed for controlling the manufacturing, distribution, sale and possession of cannabis in Canada. The following are the goals of the Cannabis Act: Keep cannabis out of youth’s reach Keep cannabis proceeds from reaching the pockets of criminals Ensure public health and safety by giving adults legal … Continue reading “What To Do When Charged With Possession Of Cannabis?”

February 21, 2020

Common Penalties For Aggravated Assault Cases

Aggravated assault charges include some of the most severe criminal cases found throughout the criminal justice system. In fact, developed countries like Canada, the US and UK take very harsh legal actions related to aggravated assault charges. In this respect, professional criminal justice lawyers always advise never to take such accusations lightly and you should … Continue reading “Common Penalties For Aggravated Assault Cases”

February 14, 2020

Impaired Driving In Edmonton: Myths And Facts

Impaired driving can have a devastating and far-reaching impact on your social and economic life. Typical consequences of a DUI case may include jail time, fines, and loss of your driving license. The best way to deal with DUI charges is to consult a criminal lawyer so that you know your options. People who have … Continue reading “Impaired Driving In Edmonton: Myths And Facts”

February 7, 2020

How Much Does A DUI Lawyer Cost In Edmonton?

How much it will cost you to defend a DUI case depends on several factors. Some DUI lawyers in Alberta charge on a block fee basis, which means a lawyer will quote a fixed price for their services required rather than charging on an hourly basis. A fixed price to defend your case may be … Continue reading “How Much Does A DUI Lawyer Cost In Edmonton?”

January 28, 2020

How To Deal With A Domestic Assault Charge

Understanding Assault The act of applying force or threatening to apply force on another person is called assault. It is regarded as a crime under section 265 of the Criminal Code (CC). An assault may not always involve the actual application of force but the intent of using force can also fall under this category. … Continue reading “How To Deal With A Domestic Assault Charge”

January 22, 2020

How A Criminal Lawyer Can Help You Beat A DUI

The sentence for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs may vary depending on the nature of offence and jurisdiction. If you have been charged with a DUI offence for the first time, make sure to defend your case with the help of a competent DUI defence lawyer. With the right advice and presentation, … Continue reading “How A Criminal Lawyer Can Help You Beat A DUI”

January 14, 2020

A Brief Introduction To Criminal Law In Canada

Canada is a nation governed by laws. The Canadian legal system is the source through which laws are written, interpreted and enforced. Criminal law is a category of public law that is created to punish behaviors that cause injury to people or property. The Federal Government of Canada makes the most of criminal laws. However, … Continue reading “A Brief Introduction To Criminal Law In Canada”

January 7, 2020

Appearing Before Court As An Accused: Your Rights And Obligations

If you have been charged with a criminal offence and you have to appear before the court to face charges, the police will give you a date for your first court appearance. Before you appear in court as an accused person or defendant, make sure to consult a good criminal lawyer and analyze your options. … Continue reading “Appearing Before Court As An Accused: Your Rights And Obligations”

December 20, 2019

What To Do When Wrongfully Accused Of A Crime

An accusation of any criminal activity can disturb even the most strong willed people. In Edmonton alone, there are thousands of cases which show the evil intent of the accuser to harm the person they are wrongfully accusing. Blaming someone is not so difficult, especially if you know them. There are many cases which show … Continue reading “What To Do When Wrongfully Accused Of A Crime”

December 13, 2019

Understanding ‘Consent’ In Sexual Assault Offences

When it comes to sexual assault offences in Canada, it’s important to understand the concept of consent to better understand these offences. A person can be charged with a criminal offence if they apply a force of a sexual nature without consent. But, how do we explain the term consent? Many assault-related offences often hinge … Continue reading “Understanding ‘Consent’ In Sexual Assault Offences”

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 offence. When it comes to theft offences in Canada, we … Continue reading “What Is A “Theft Under $5,000” Offence? How To Deal With It”

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