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. P.C. [2017] – Client charged with multiple counts of Domestic Assault against spouse and multiple counts of Assault Police. Allegations include attacking officers during course of arrest for domestic violence, with officer’s glasses broken. Our office assists client with Ministry of Children & Family Development investigation and arranges for rehabilitative plan for client. We emphasize long-term consequences of criminal record for client and family during negotiations with Crown prosecutor. Following long-term diversion plan, Crown withdraws all charges – CHARGES WITHDRAWN and NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. J.J. [2009] – Client charged with possession of prohibited weapon and Assault Police in the context of a police investigation where police entered client’s residence without a warrant while investigating a 911 call – successful challenge to police procedure and conduct – CHARGES WITHDRAWN AND NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. G.P. [2009] – While intoxicated at a rock concert, Client was charged with Assault Police while security and police attempted to forcibly remove him from the venue – prior criminal history – Following submissions at sentencing, the court agrees with defence submissions and imposes a discharge.  CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE