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April 15, 2021

Things You Should Know About Uttering Threat Charges In Canada

According to Section 264.1 (1) of the Canadian Criminal Code, the police can charge you with a criminal offence, called uttering a threat, if someone reports you saying something perceived as threatening to them. In most cases, even a single person can report you to the authorities; they can also include a testimony to provide … Continue reading “Things You Should Know About Uttering Threat Charges In Canada”

April 8, 2021

What Are The Defences To A Domestic Assault Charge In Canada?

When it comes to domestic violence, a domestic assault offence is one of the most commonly defended crimes by criminal defence lawyers in Canada. There’s no specific provision in the Canadian Criminal Code regarding family-related criminal offences. However, a domestic offence charge is considered an aggravating factor in sentencing, as per Section 718.2 of the … Continue reading “What Are The Defences To A Domestic Assault Charge In Canada?”

April 1, 2021

What Are The Best Defences To Possession Of Stolen Property Charges In Canada?

When it comes to possession of stolen property charges in Canada, finding the best defence will largely depend on your alleged case’s unique circumstances. It’s best to consult with a professional criminal defence lawyer right from the start to find the most appropriate defence for your criminal charge. These attorneys have years of experience dealing … Continue reading “What Are The Best Defences To Possession Of Stolen Property Charges In Canada?”

March 24, 2021

Things You Should Know About Possession Of Stolen Property Charges

As per the Canadian Criminal Code, owning an asset or proceeds of that asset while knowing that it was obtained directly or indirectly through an indictable offence results in a possession of a stolen property criminal charge. In Canada, possession of stolen assets is considered an increasingly severe felony which one can get charged for … Continue reading “Things You Should Know About Possession Of Stolen Property Charges”

March 18, 2021

All You Need To Know About Theft Charges In Canada And Their Common Defences

Under the Canadian Criminal Code, theft refers to taking or using something that belongs to somebody else to deprive them of that particular property either temporarily or permanently. If you’re charged with theft charges in Canada, it’s best to contact an experienced criminal defence lawyer near you. Things To Prove For Successful Conviction To prove … Continue reading “All You Need To Know About Theft Charges In Canada And Their Common Defences”

March 11, 2021

Things You Should Know About Disclosure In A Criminal Case

As per the Canadian Criminal Code, disclosure refers to the evidence the police gather as part of their routine investigation process if you’re facing a criminal charge. Suppose you get charged with a criminal offence. In that case, the law enforcement authorities will collect your disclosure and forward the evidence to the Crown Prosecutor’s office, … Continue reading “Things You Should Know About Disclosure In A Criminal Case”

March 4, 2021

FAQs About Arrest Warrants In Canada

As per the Canadian Criminal Code, a justice of the peace or a judge can issue an arrest warrant against someone accused of an offence in Canada. Section 29 of the Criminal Code addresses arrest warrants in the following way: “It is the duty of every one who arrests a person, whether with or without … Continue reading “FAQs About Arrest Warrants In Canada”

February 25, 2021

FAQs: When Dealing With The Police In Canada

In Canada, the police’s major role is to preserve order in society, or ‘keep the peace’ among individuals within a community. Overall, the two primary responsibilities of the Canadian police include keeping people safe and enforcing the law. The authorities can arrest you for possible criminal charges, including impaired driving, assault offences, drug offences, forgery, … Continue reading “FAQs: When Dealing With The Police In Canada”

February 18, 2021

FAQs About Criminal Charges And Criminal Records In Canada

A criminal record refers to an entry done to a register administered by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police RCMP in Canada. These documents will consist of vital legal information about Canadian citizens, like identity, criminal charges, convictions, DNA, fingerprints, and more. This crucial information is available to all police services, legal agencies, and USA law … Continue reading “FAQs About Criminal Charges And Criminal Records In Canada”

February 11, 2021

Best Practices For Assault Lawyer’s Dealing With Firearm Charges

In Canada, matters related to the possession, transportation, and storage of guns or any other weapons are regulated through the Firearms Act. There are specific licensing and registration requirements for possession and acquisition of firearms under the Canadian Criminal Law. When charged with a firearm offence, it’s best to consult with an experienced assault lawyer … Continue reading “Best Practices For Assault Lawyer’s Dealing With Firearm Charges”

February 4, 2021

Things You Should Know About The Mental Health Diversion MHD Program

The Mental Health Diversion MHD Program is a pre-trial diversion plan available to someone who has a mental illness and gets charged with a minor offence. Suppose you have been accused of an inconsiderable crime, and you have a mental illness. In that case, the MHD program will allow you to avoid a criminal record … Continue reading “Things You Should Know About The Mental Health Diversion MHD Program”

January 28, 2021

What Are The Defences To A Dangerous Driving Charge In Canada?

According to Section 249 of the Canadian Criminal Code, a person commits a dangerous driving offence who operates a vehicle in a way that is dangerous to the public. However, there are certain circumstances in which you can get charged with this criminal offence, including: How you were driving your car, like weaving or speeding … Continue reading “What Are The Defences To A Dangerous Driving Charge In Canada?”

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