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As part of our mission to keep you informed of your legal rights, we have created this blog to cover a wide range of topics and useful information regarding criminal defence. Be sure to check back regularly for our latest entries.

Beginner’s Guide: What is Criminal Law in Canada?

By |November 15th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|

People who are part of Canadian society don’t always know the basics of the country’s criminal law. This can be due, in part, to the many American and Canadian law shows where rules are bent [...]

Can You Press Charges if Someone Drugs You?

By |November 5th, 2021|Categories: Blogs, Drug Offences|

It is a criminal offence in Canada to drug someone without their knowledge or consent, even if the drugs are legal. However, while fictional crime shows might have you believe that victims have total control [...]

Can Drug Trafficking Charges Be Dropped?

By |October 25th, 2021|Categories: Blogs, Drug Offences|

Drug trafficking charges can be dropped if the right defence is used in your case. When it comes to the law, individuals have to be careful about what they say and when they say it, [...]

What Happens When You Charge Someone with Assault?

By |October 15th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|

In Canada, assault is a serious offence. When facing one or more assault charges, you could geta criminal record, face a substantial amount of jail time, or even a sex offender registration, depending on the [...]

How to Check My Driving Offences in British Columbia

By |October 15th, 2021|Categories: Blogs, Driving Offences|

Have your car insurance premiums increased? Can you remember exactly when that recent accident was? Any difficulty recalling how many demerit points you have left? When you need to consult your driving record, aka driver’s [...]

How Can a Victim Drop Domestic Violence Charges?

By |October 15th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|

In Canada, the police decide whether or not to make an arrest when they are called to investigate a situation involving domestic violence. They have the authority to detain and hold individuals. The victim of [...]

Is Driving without Insurance a Criminal Offence in Canada?

By |July 6th, 2021|Categories: 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 insurance coverage. Driving without insurance [...]

How to Beat Drug Trafficking Charges in Canada

By |June 25th, 2021|Categories: 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 declare you guilty, you face [...]

Can Drug Charges Be Expunged?

By |June 25th, 2021|Categories: 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 permanently marked on your criminal [...]

Is Indecent Exposure a Sex Offender Crime in Canada?

By |May 10th, 2021|Categories: 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 record.  Under Canada’s criminal law, [...]

Is Impaired Driving a Provincial Offence?

By |March 24th, 2021|Categories: 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 the leading criminal cause of [...]

Is it Worth Getting a Lawyer for a DUI Charge?

By |March 10th, 2021|Categories: 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 hire legal counsel? They know [...]

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