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What Happens to Someone Charged with Domestic Abuse

By |November 15th, 2019|Other Crimes|

Although there is no specific offence listed in the Criminal Code, most acts of family violence are crimes in Canada. But there are offences related to domestic abuse, such as [...]

What Happens When an Unregistered Restricted or Prohibited Gun is Used in Self-Defence?

By |November 11th, 2019|Other Crimes|

This is something all gun-owners should be aware of: All Canadians have a right to self-defence and to use firearms against attackers. However, the right to self-defence does not overrule [...]

Petty Theft vs Grand Larceny

By |July 1st, 2019|Blogs, Other Crimes|

What are the differences? Petty theft and grand larceny are basically the same offences. Both are defined as the unlawful taking and carrying away of the personal property of another [...]

Important Legal Changes on the Horizon For Aboriginals 

By |May 1st, 2019|Blogs, Other Crimes|

Face it, Canadian aboriginals continue to experience many constraints in their lives. Some are due to indigenous laws and cultural lifestyles, while others stem from deep-seated bias. In a report [...]

Legal Self-Defence: The Odds Are in Your Favour

By |January 20th, 2019|Blogs, Other Crimes, Violent Crime|

The definition of self-defence is when a person uses force or a weapon to protect one’s body and one’s property from harm. Contrary to popular belief, the Criminal Code of [...]

Assault with a Weapon

By |February 6th, 2017|

Our client was charged with Assault with a Weapon when she came after her husband with a hatchet accusing him of cheating on her.  We adjourned the court case for [...]

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Assault/Utter Threats

By |February 6th, 2017|

Our client was charged with Assault and Uttering Threats after his girlfriend called police alleging that our client slammed her into a wall, slapped her face cutting the side of [...]

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Assault/Utter Threats

By |February 6th, 2017|

Our client was arrested after the complained called police claiming that our client had said, “I’m the devil and I’m going to kill you”.  He then grabbed her around the [...]

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Assault

By |February 6th, 2017|

Our client was charged with assault on her co-worker after she got into an altercation with him in a pub and hit him with her keys in her hand.  Her [...]

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Assault

By |February 6th, 2017|

Our client was charged with assault when the complainant called 911 complaining that our client threatened to punch her, slapped her, grabbed her and tried to throw her to the [...]

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