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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.

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 [...]

Can Someone Drop Assault Charges?

By |January 15th, 2021|Categories: 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 victim of the alleged assault [...]

What are the Legal Consequences of Driving Under the Influence?

By |December 16th, 2020|Categories: 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, and possible referral to education [...]

How to Beat an Assault Charge in Canada

By |December 15th, 2020|Categories: 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 - is a serious violation and [...]

Can Minors be Charged with Assault?

By |November 25th, 2020|Categories: 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 law can end up leading [...]

Should I Hire a Lawyer for a Traffic Ticket?

By |October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blogs, Driving Offences|

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 [...]

Is a DUI a Criminal Offence in Canada?

By |September 28th, 2020|Categories: Driving Offences|

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 [...]

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