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What British Columbia is Doing in Response to Marijuana DUI Offences

March 30th, 2018|Blogs, Drug Offences|

Since British Columbia is a marijuana-friendly province, new regulations and a 90-day ban were introduced in February to dissuade people from using marijuana while driving. When marijuana becomes legal nation-wide [...]

What You Need to Know About Domestic Violence Charges

March 12th, 2018|Blogs|

After you’ve been charged for domestic violence, you may be feeling confused and shocked with many questions swirling around your mind. You’ll want to know the details surrounding the charges [...]

Assault Cases: When Witness Recollections Don’t Match

February 28th, 2018|Blogs|

In the recent British Columbia criminal case R. v. Mathis, the accused, Mr. Mathis, was charged with assaulting the complainant, Mr. Keuris, during a dance party after a baseball tournament [...]

Tips for Hiring the Right Lawyer

February 28th, 2018|Blogs|

Being charged with a criminal offence is an extremely serious matter. Having the right lawyer to present and defend your case can make the difference between a life behind bars [...]

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 [...]