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. C.E. [2009] – Client with stellar academic background charged with Domestic Assault relating to partner – client completes anger management diversion – CHARGES WITHDRAWN AND NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. P.N. [2009] – Client charge with Possession for the Purpose and Trafficking in crack cocaine – client had 5 page criminal history dating back 20 years – successfully argue police conduct may have resulted in entrapment – following my submissions judge imposes SUSPENDED SENTENCE AND PROBATION

R. v. A.B. [2010] – Client charged with Assault relating to unprovoked attack on innocent bystander while client intoxicated – client completes alcohol counseling program and enters into peace bond – CHARGES WITHDRAWN AND NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. P.R. [2010] – Client misses court date on Theft Under $5000 charge – bench warrant for arrest issued – client comes into my office six months after warrant – successfully argue to rescind bench warrant without my client having to attend court or go into custody on the Fail to Appear charge – Theft charge subsequently withdrawn for charitable donation– CHARGES WITHDRAWN and NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. B.S. [2009] – Client charged with several counts of Domestic Assault and Uttering Death Threats – spouse calls 911 and provides video statement to police – client found guilty of uttering threats – assault charges withdrawn – successfully argue for Absolute Discharge – NO JAIL AND NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. G.D. [2009] – Client charged with Assault and Uttering Death Threats relating to incident in car with ex-girlfriend – significant injuries and photographs alleged – victim gives video statement and cooperative with police – after several months of negotiation Crown agrees to peace bond – CHARGES WITHDRAWN AND NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. B.D. [2010] – My client, a university student was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance in relation to a traffic stop – During negotiations with the Crown, I successfully argued that police conduct violated my client’s constitutional rights during the arrest – CHARGES WITHDRAWN and NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. L.A. [2010] – Client charged with Drug Possession, Mischief relating to damage to property, and Theft Under $5000 stemming from alcohol induced outburst with several eyewitnesses – No prior criminal history – CHARGES WITHDRAWN AND NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. L.J. [2010] – Client charged with Domestic Assault – serious allegations involving choking and punching of ex-spouse – client completes comprehensive anger management course set up by through the firm – Crown satisfied and does not request additional PARS program or peace bond – CHARGES WITHDRAWN AND NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. N.D. [2011] – Client with extensive criminal record involving prior crimes of violence charged with Domestic Assault and four subsequent Breaches of no-contact conditions relating to incident involving ex-girlfriend – due to severity of allegations, Crown originally seeking extended term of imprisonment – NO JAIL – SUSPENDED SENTENCE AND PROBATION

R. v. W.M. [2011] – Client charged with Domestic Assault and Forcible Confinement relating to incident involving ex-girlfriend.  Client allegedly attended at her place of residence without invitation and refused to leave following altercation – CHARGES WITHDRAWN AND NO CRIMINAL RECORD


R. v. M.R. [2011] – Client charge with Production, Possession for the Purpose and Trafficking in marijuana – Following a several month police investigation, a warrant was obtained for my Client’s property where Police seized over 500 plants valued at several hundred thousand dollars in various stages of growth.  Client had significant criminal history including prior convictions for drug-related offenses.  Crown’s original position was a significant amount of jail time.  Following discussions with the Crown lasting almost 9 months, the sentencing judge agreed with the Crown and my joint position for a combined Conditional Sentence (house arrest) and Intermittent Sentence (weekends).  The house arrest had exceptions for work so my Client was able to keep his job.  CONDITIONAL SENTENCE – INTERMITTENT SENTENCE

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