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Is Driving without Insurance a Criminal Offence in Canada?

July 6th, 2021|Driving Offences|

Across Canada, you must  have active car insurance if you want to operate a vehicle. The minimum requirement laid out by each province and territory is to have third-party liability [...]

How to Beat Drug Trafficking Charges in Canada

June 25th, 2021|Drug Offences|

Being charged for drug-related offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act can be a life-changing event. If the federal prosecutor is able to convince the judge and/or jury to [...]

Can Drug Charges Be Expunged?

June 25th, 2021|Drug Offences|

Drug charges, such as drug possession or trafficking, result in expensive fines, jail time, and probation. Most importantly, a drug charge is usually a criminal offence, so it will be [...]

Is Indecent Exposure a Sex Offender Crime in Canada?

May 10th, 2021|Sex Crimes|

Indecent exposure is a sex offender crime in Canada. When you have an indecent exposure charge, it can greatly impact your ability to obtain work and result in a criminal [...]

Is Impaired Driving a Provincial Offence?

March 24th, 2021|Driving Offences|

Drugs or alcohol can impair a person’s ability to operate a vehicle, which endangers both the driver and anyone on the road, including pedestrians. In Canada, it continues to be [...]

Is it Worth Getting a Lawyer for a DUI Charge?

March 10th, 2021|Blogs|

Being criminally charged for anything—from impaired driving to sexual assault—affects the rest of your life. Representing yourself instead of hiring legal representation is mostly likely not the best solution. Why [...]

Can Someone Drop Assault Charges?

January 15th, 2021|Other Crimes|

Assault charges of any kind are taken seriously by authorities throughout Canada. If there is an allegation against you involving assault charges, you could still be prosecuted even if the [...]

What are the Legal Consequences of Driving Under the Influence?

December 16th, 2020|Driving Offences|

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, [...]

How to Beat an Assault Charge in Canada

December 15th, 2020|Other Crimes|

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 - [...]

Can Minors be Charged with Assault?

November 25th, 2020|Blogs, Other Crimes|

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 [...]