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May 14, 2020

5 Best Ways To Respond To DUI Charges

With improved legislation regarding impaired driving (DUI) offences already in place throughout Canada, maximum penalties for these charges have already been increased countrywide. The police have been given complete authority to conduct a roadside screening test to decide whether or not the driver is under the influence of prohibited drugs or not. From the suspension … Continue reading “5 Best Ways To Respond To DUI Charges”

May 8, 2020

What Is A Peace Bond Under The Canadian Criminal Law?

In Canada, a peace bond is an official criminal court order that compels an accused to adhere to a particular set of conditions for a definite period. A Canadian court could grant a peace bond when an accused has been charged with a violent crime or is likely to commit a crime. In this context, … Continue reading “What Is A Peace Bond Under The Canadian Criminal Law?”

April 30, 2020

Understanding Hit And Run Offences In Alberta

A hit and run accident can be extremely frustrating and an unfortunate experience for anyone in Edmonton or any other parts of Alberta. Different types of questions arise in one’s mind whose car has just been hit by another vehicle, “who will pay for the damage? Should I report the incident to the authorities, call … Continue reading “Understanding Hit And Run Offences In Alberta”

April 23, 2020

Responsibilities Of A Criminal Defence Lawyer

Overall, criminal defence lawyers are one of the most misunderstood professionals in the world. This is because it’s their job to defend their clients in the court of law no matter how big or small the crimes they may or may not have perpetrated. The community, in general, may consider them as villains just because … Continue reading “Responsibilities Of A Criminal Defence Lawyer”

April 16, 2020

How To Fight Drug Possession Charges In Canada

Every year thousands of different kinds of drug felonies are reported in Canada. They may include possession of a particular drug for personal use, trafficking, selling, or even importing. However, Under the Controlled Drug and Substance Act, it’s not entirely illegal to carry a drug under certain circumstances, for example, for research or medicinal purposes … Continue reading “How To Fight Drug Possession Charges In Canada”

April 9, 2020

Can I Get A Passport With A Criminal Record In Canada?

The Canadian law is highly strict and imposes some explicit sentences to the criminal offenders involved in different criminal offences such as driving under the influence of DUI or impaired driving, drug-related felonies, assault crimes, and theft or fraud. Such breaches of law come with their respective sentencing periods and fines. Having a criminal record … Continue reading “Can I Get A Passport With A Criminal Record In Canada?”

April 2, 2020

Important FAQs about DUI Defence in Edmonton

There are two primary things to keep in mind when you get charged with driving under the influence in Edmonton, Alberta. First, it’s essential to know whether it’s your first, second, or third DUI offence; if it’s been 10 years or more since your last offence, your charge gets treated as a first. Second, it’s … Continue reading “Important FAQs about DUI Defence in Edmonton”

March 26, 2020

Understanding Legalisation Of Marijuana In Canada

Since marijuana has been legalised for recreational use in Canada, there has been an atmosphere of uncertainty regarding who can use it and how much marijuana can be possessed, grown or used by a person. Let us make things clear so that you don’t end up getting in trouble with the law enforcement agencies, unknowingly … Continue reading “Understanding Legalisation Of Marijuana In Canada”

March 20, 2020

Canadian Law And Basic Citizen Rights

Canadian laws are promulgated by parliament mainly federal, provincial and territorial. The courts are in charge of deciding whether a person committed a crime and what their penalty will be. The police, on the other hand, maintain peace and order in the streets and are responsible for bringing to the courts those people who are … Continue reading “Canadian Law And Basic Citizen Rights”

March 13, 2020

Considerations For Hiring A Drug Offence Lawyer

Anyone can be shocked to find himself or herself accused of a drug offence, which can deter your rational thinking process and might cause you to make a wrong decision. It’s for this reason that you must be able to hold yourself accountable and make sure you make the right decisions. Hiring a professional drug … Continue reading “Considerations For Hiring A Drug Offence Lawyer”

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?”

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