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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”

February 20, 2019

Your Rights When Dealing With The Police

Your rights as a Canadian citizen protect you from unreasonable or unlawful exercises of police power such as unlawful intrusions. Therefore, it’s important to know your rights when dealing with the police. Unfortunately, most people don’t realize the significance of their rights until they are charged with a crime. If you ever find yourself in … Continue reading “Your Rights When Dealing With The Police”

February 13, 2019

What You Need To Know About Impaired Driving In Canada

The term ‘impaired driving’ is used to describe the criminal offence of operating a vehicle while the driver’s ability to operate the vehicle is impaired by a drugs or alcohol. It is a punishable act as per the Criminal Code. The penalty for impaired driving in Canada depends on the harm caused by the act. … Continue reading “What You Need To Know About Impaired Driving In Canada”

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