When someone is charged with a crime, the possible consequences of jail time, deportation, or a criminal record become all too real. With cases appearing in local newspapers and on the internet, there is also the risk of permanent damage to your reputation. When you hire an experienced lawyer, you get the benefit of a skill set that involves research, negotiation, and strategy. We will hear your story, examine the evidence, and give you a good sense of whether or not the Crown prosecutor will be able to prove the charges beyond a reasonable doubt. We will explain the best possible outcome, and what steps need to be taken to protect your reputation and fight for your future. Below is a sampling of the firm’s cases:

R. v. A.M. [2013] – Client charged with Domestic Assault relating to spouse and hires office following termination of former lawyer. Allegations include slapping and choking. Our office did not conduct original pretrial discussions, following which the matter was screened for 4 months jail. Office co-ordinates significant rehabilitative plan for client and judge agrees with defence submissions to impose a discharge – CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE and NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. M.B. [2013] – Client charged with Fraud Over $5000 and Uttering Forged Documents related to a Breach of Trust at the workplace involving the submission of false invoices over a 4 year period. Total losses to company and insurance exceed $350,000. No restitution is made. Prosecutor requested 3 to 5 year penitentiary sentence. Following several days of sentencing submissions, client gets house arrest and is able to keep his current job. Case noted in national legal sentencing journal – CONDITIONAL SENTENCE and NO PRISON

R. v. R.M. [2013] – Client charged with multiple counts of domestic assault against spouse. Allegations include choking, kicking, and spitting. Several discrepancies and inconsistencies are pointed out to the prosecutor during the pretrial meeting. Officers unsuccessfully attempt to obtain more evidence from witnesses. Crown withdraws charges on next appearance citing no reasonable prospect of conviction – CHARGES WITHDRAWN and NO CRIMINAL RECORD