Yearly Archives: 2017

/2017

Understanding DUI Laws and Jail Time in British Columbia

December 20th, 2017|Blogs|

In British Columbia, it is not uncommon for a driver to face jail time for a DUI; in fact, in certain cases it is mandatory. Penalties for driving over the [...]

How to Appeal an Immediate Roadside Prohibition (and Win)

November 11th, 2017|Blogs|

If you’ve just received a 90-day immediate roadside prohibition (IRP), you are facing stiff penalties, heavy fees for courses, and a threat to your ability to earn a living. Our [...]

Why You Should Fight a BC Immediate Roadside Prohibition: Case Study and FAQ

October 28th, 2017|Blogs|

Drivers in care or control of their vehicle who blow a blood-alcohol concentration reading (BAC) of .05 or higher face an Immediate Roadside Prohibition (IRP). With prohibitions lasting anywhere from [...]

Why You Should Never Plead Guilty to an Assault: An Assault Charge Case Study

October 19th, 2017|Blogs|

  Assault is one of the most common charges brought against citizens of British Columbia, and one that comes with serious repercussions. Harming another person for no reason is never [...]

You Don’t Have to Live With a Criminal Record From a Vehicle Offence: Here’s Why

October 14th, 2017|Blogs|

A vehicle offence (such as a DUI) is a serious criminal charge, and comes with a set of equally serious penalties. Operating a vehicle over the legal limit or while [...]

Was Your Breathalyzer Test Fair?: Understanding the Residual Alcohol Defence

October 13th, 2017|Blogs, Driving Offences|

When an officer suspects a driver of driving over the legal alcohol limit, they will often administer a breathalyzer test to get a quick reading of the driver’s blood-alcohol content [...]

BC Violent Crime Statistics: An Alarming Trend

September 21st, 2017|Blogs|

Canada is one of the world’s safest nations, but nowhere on Earth is perfect. We still deal with our share of violent crime. British Columbia’s crime statistics come in at [...]

Do Your Drug Trafficking Charges Violate Your Charter Rights?

September 21st, 2017|Blogs|

Have you been charged with drug trafficking crimes in the Vancouver Area? If you hire an experienced drug trafficking defence team, there’s a chance your sentence can be severely limited [...]

BC Supreme Court Imposes Heavy Sentence in DUI Death of RCMP Officer

August 14th, 2017|Blogs|

British Columbia’s DUI laws are some of the most stringent in Canada. Severe penalties will alter your life forever. As the case of Mr. Fenton lays bare, the Supreme Court [...]

Legal Cannabis in B.C: 3 Questions That Need Answering

August 11th, 2017|Blogs|

Ottawa has set the date, but they haven’t set the rules. With the provinces now responsible for administering the legal use of recreational cannabis, British Columbia needs to answer these [...]