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.A. [2017] – Client, a high level executive, is charged with sending sexual Intimate Images of ex-girlfriend to third-parties, and disclosing her identity to the recipients. Client confessed to the charges prior to retaining firm. Firm arranges year-long rehabilitation plan, including coursework on internet use, respectful relationships, and civil settlement. We also obtain immigration letter from respected US-based counsel discussing impact on work-travel to US if convicted. Client receives ABSOLUTE DISCHARGE and NO CRIMINAL RECORD. 

R. v. A.R. [2015] – Client is charged with Sexual Assault and Sexual Interference. Crown originally proceeds by indictment and client is facing possible mandatory minimum of 1 year jail. Client does not testify at trial. Complainant and alleged witness cross-examined vigorously. Closing submissions focus on many inconsistencies in evidence. Following trial, client found not guilty of all charges –  NOT GUILTY OF ALL CHARGES and NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. F.G. [2013] – Client, a recent immigrant to Canada, charged with Sexual Assault and numerous Assaults relating to allegations involving his wife following a series of domestic disputes.  Conviction on the charges could have resulted in deportation and sex offender registry. Following extensive discussions with the prosecutor discussing problems with the case, and several meetings with a judge, clients pleads to simple assault for a Conditional Discharge and the sexual assault charges are dropped.  – CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE and NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. F.C. [2013] – Client, a licensed security guard, charged with Sexual Assault relating to allegations involving neighbour in apartment building.  Convictions on allegations risked client’s professional license and immigration status.  Following discussions with the prosecutor, client agrees to enter a plea to simple assault, and the judge accepts the joint submission for a discharge.  – CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE and NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. Z.L. [2013] – Client, a medical professional, charged with Sexual Assault, Utter Threats and Domestic Assault relating to allegations involving common law partner.  Following discussions with the prosecutor, completion of a comprehensive anger management and education program, client agrees to enter into a peace bond.  – CHARGES WITHDRAWN and NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. W.D. [2013] – Client, a licensed professional, charged with Sexual Assault relating to allegations of unwanted touching and groping of strangers on a university campus.  Following extensive discussions with the prosecutor pointing out significant weaknesses with the case, client agrees to enter into a peace bond – CHARGES WITHDRAWN and NO CRIMINAL RECORD