What are the Legal Consequences of Driving Under the Influence?

Driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs that impair the ability to drive has serious and long-lasting legal consequences.  Penalties for this offence include a license suspension, fines, and possible referral to education or treatment programs, with increasingly severe penalties for each subsequent offence. Depending on the situation and the offender, cases can [...]

By |2022-06-17T17:51:20-07:00December 16th, 2020|Driving Offences|0 Comments

How to Beat an Assault Charge in Canada

Misunderstandings, short tempers, and rash behaviour can lead to assault charges. Assault - defined as the intentional application of force on another person directly or indirectly and without consent - is a serious violation and considered a criminal act in Canada.  With so many varieties of assault and possible assault scenarios, there exist a number [...]

By |2022-06-17T17:51:20-07:00December 15th, 2020|Other Crimes|0 Comments

Can Minors be Charged with Assault?

It happens. Kids get into trouble. They fall in with the wrong crowd, act rashly, and make bad decisions. However, minors have responsibilities like anyone else, and not following the law can end up leading to a criminal record. When parents get that dreaded phone call - if or the police show up at their [...]

By |2022-06-17T17:51:20-07:00November 25th, 2020|Blogs, Other Crimes|0 Comments

Should I Hire a Lawyer for a Traffic Ticket?

Many people avoid seeking legal representation because they think it's unnecessary or expensive. Some may believe they deserve the traffic or speeding ticket, while others might think that nothing can be done based on the factual circumstances. However, when you get a ticket and receive a date in traffic court, there are several reasons to [...]

By |2022-06-17T17:51:20-07:00October 23rd, 2020|Blogs, Driving Offences|0 Comments

Is a DUI a Criminal Offence in Canada?

To most, much of the law is a mystery.  If a person were to receive a prohibition from the police, for example, they might think it was the same thing as a DUI charge. Some people, especially new residents of Canada, may also wonder: "Is a DUI a criminal offence?" Driving impaired is a serious [...]

By |2023-10-20T12:03:27-07:00September 28th, 2020|Driving Offences|0 Comments

What Shows Up on a Criminal Record Check in Canada?

Businesses and countries have slowly begun to open up to welcome people back after the first several months of COVID-19. Travel is now permitted in many cases, but still discouraged. However, if you're thinking of travelling, will you be able to do so with a criminal record?  The same question also applies if you're applying [...]

By |2023-03-30T09:22:40-07:00August 13th, 2020|Blogs|0 Comments

When Can You Be Charged for Having Drugs in Your System?

For the average person, law is a complex web of situations, tricky wording, fine print. Crimes that involve illegal drugs or controlled substances are no different. In fact, many people confuse the possession of controlled substances with the consumption of drugs. Consuming drugs can have significant legal consequences, especially when the consumption is in conjunction [...]

By |2023-03-13T08:52:51-07:00July 17th, 2020|Drug Offences|0 Comments

How to Deal with False Domestic Violence Charges

It’s not unheard of for a partner or spouse to lie about being the victim of domestic violence. A Jaswal & Krueger Criminal Defence lawyer can help you fight for your rights if you’ve been falsely accused of domestic violence or other types of assault. False Allegations While not all domestic violence cases are unfounded, [...]

By |2023-03-30T08:50:43-07:00June 25th, 2020|Blogs|0 Comments

How to Find the Best Criminal Defence Lawyer

When you are charged with a crime, you want a criminal defence lawyer that knows the law inside and out and can understand your unique circumstances. It is important to ask lawyers many questions to determine whether or not they're right for you, so don’t be intimidated by them. Remember that it’s like a job [...]

By |2023-03-21T10:41:04-07:00May 29th, 2020|Blogs|0 Comments

Workplace Harassment Still Present during COVID-19

As employees continue to work remotely because of the COVID-19 lockdown, upper management may not be aware that different forms of workplace harassment are occurring. While employees are no longer physically present at the same location, they continue to message each other through online applications, gather for virtual meetings, and join group phone chats. These [...]

By |2023-03-30T09:33:35-07:00May 15th, 2020|Blogs|0 Comments


The lawyers at Jaswal & Krueger Criminal Defence Lawyers will gladly defend against any criminal charges you, a family member or friend may be facing.

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