August 5, 2021
Can You Fail A Field Sobriety Test If You Have Taken Cold Medicine?
Being pulled over for driving under the influence is quite unsettling especially if you have not taken something to inebriate you. However, if police officers on patrol believe that you were driving while impaired or have been under the influence, you might be forcefully asked to take a field sobriety test. However, if you are … Continue reading “Can You Fail A Field Sobriety Test If You Have Taken Cold Medicine?”
July 28, 2021
Can A DUI Conviction Be Expunged?
A drunk driving conviction can have dire consequences on many aspects of your life. If you are an immigrant, it can lead to the cancellation of your immigrant visa, it can affect your admission to a prestigious college and can lead to you being expelled or fired from the organization you are working for. Even … Continue reading “Can A DUI Conviction Be Expunged?”
July 26, 2021
When Do You Need A Criminal Defence Lawyer In Canada?
No matter where you live, getting arrested and charged with a criminal offence can be scary and confusing, especially if you don’t know how to address the situation. The first thing you need to remember during such cases is that the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms provides you with crucial rights. You can exercise … Continue reading “When Do You Need A Criminal Defence Lawyer In Canada?”
July 20, 2021
Common Defence Strategies For Assault Charges In Canada
People in Canada are often confused about the legal jeopardy they might face after being accused of assault. This is because there is little awareness around the topic. In addition to that, there are different categories of assault under Canada’s criminal code, and each carries a different kind of sentence. So, the question now is, … Continue reading “Common Defence Strategies For Assault Charges In Canada”
July 16, 2021
How Serious Are Assault Charges In Canada?
People charged with assault in Canada are often confused about the seriousness of the matter. They often contact our firm after being accused of the crime, and “how bad is an assault charge?” is among the first questions they ask. This unawareness is because there are many types of assault charges in Canada, and each … Continue reading “How Serious Are Assault Charges In Canada?”
July 8, 2021
Is Uttering Threats Considered A Criminal Offence In Canada?
In Canada, many people are surprised when they are charged by the authorities for uttering words that might be perceived as threatening. If a person accuses you of threatening them, along with a testimony providing the background of the relationship between you and the person, you will be met with legal implications. According to the … Continue reading “Is Uttering Threats Considered A Criminal Offence In Canada?”
June 30, 2021
Criminal Charges That Can Affect Your Immigration Status In Canada
As an immigrant in Canada, a criminal record will adversely affect your immigration status and your ability to remain in the country. As soon as an individual with immigrant status is charged with a crime authorities are obliged to pass the information to the Canada Border Services Agency. Depending on the offence, the individual involved … Continue reading “Criminal Charges That Can Affect Your Immigration Status In Canada”
June 24, 2021
Do You Need An Attorney To Fight Your DUI Charge?
Driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs is considered a crime in every state, and therefore criminal courts are generally responsible for handling such cases. However, a first-offence DUI case is viewed as a non-indictable or minor offence, for which many courts hand down a standard sentence. So, if you were driving while … Continue reading “Do You Need An Attorney To Fight Your DUI Charge?”
June 17, 2021
Consequences And Penalties For Driving Offences In Canada
Having been convicted of a driving offence in Canada means more than just a criminal record. It can adversely affect your personal and professional life and prevent you from fulfilling your day-to-day responsibilities. For example, it may come with consequences such as a driving prohibition and imprisonment. It may also affect your employment prospects or … Continue reading “Consequences And Penalties For Driving Offences In Canada”
June 10, 2021
Types Of Traffic Violations And Why You Should Take Them Seriously
Traffic law violations and driving offences are not uncommon in Canada. In most cases, you pay the fine, and that’s the end of the process. However, this makes people assume that they are not a big deal and often dismiss them or not take them seriously until they or someone they know gets charged with … Continue reading “Types Of Traffic Violations And Why You Should Take Them Seriously”
June 3, 2021
Frequently Asked Questions About Bail Hearings In Canada
Suppose you have been arrested and kept in custody by the police or judicial justice. In that case, you will appear before a judge in your respective Provincial Court at the earliest for a bail hearing, also known as a show cause or judicial interim release hearing. It would help if you had a criminal … Continue reading “Frequently Asked Questions About Bail Hearings In Canada”
May 28, 2021
Frequently Asked Questions About Criminal Trials In Canada
Dealing with criminal offence charges can be an increasingly stressful and emotional experience for anyone in Canada. The Canadian criminal justice system may seem highly complicated and confusing for the accused and their family. If you’re charged with a crime, seeking legal advice from an experienced criminal defence lawyer is the best thing you can … Continue reading “Frequently Asked Questions About Criminal Trials In Canada”
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