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. S.D. [2012] – Client, a youth, was charged under the YCJA with Assault Causing Bodily Harm following incident where police allege that client attacked another male. Police alleged there was a dispute over an ex-girlfriend, and that Client’s attack result in significant injuries requiring medical attention. Following a year of resolution discussions with the Crown, the officer-in-charge, and numerous judicial pre-trials, the Crown refused to budge on their position of a probationary period. Following extensive submissions, the judge agreed with defense and imposed a JUDICIAL REPRIMAND AND NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. D.N. [2009]Youth client charged with serious Assault Bodily Harm stemming from schoolyard incident – complainant suffered significant trauma and injuries – client completes counseling and writes apology letter – enters into Peace Bond – permitted back in same school – CHARGES WITHDRAWN AND NO CRIMINAL RECORD