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TAP Program
October 11, 2022

The Get Out of Jail (But Stay at Home) Card

Arrested, convicted and “doing weekends”? Being sentenced to do your jail time on weekends—intermittent time—can be a good outcome for you if you have been convicted of an offence that requires you to be incarcerated. Serving your sentence on weekends allows you to lead a relatively normal life during the rest of the week. But there is now the possibility of an even better option: serving your intermittent sentence at home. Sound good? It is a good deal but it comes with conditions.
To Jury Or Not To Jury
June 8, 2022

To Jury or Not to Jury

When facing criminal charges, depending on the severity of the offence an accused person may elect (choose) whether to have a trial by jury or have a judge alone trial.
Careless Driving Smartwatch Insurance
May 27, 2022

Demerit Points & Insurance – Alicia’s Story*

Both major and minor driving infractions receive demerit points. However, more points are applied when a major offence..  
Driving Without Insurance In Ontario
May 20, 2022

Driving Without Insurance in Ontario – Laura’s Story*

Driving without insurance in Ontario is a common occurrence. With the presence of COVID-19, the likelihood of this occurring has heightened.
Careless Driving In Ontario – Elizabeth’s Story
May 10, 2022

Careless Driving in Ontario – Elizabeth’s Story

Police officers often believe that when an accident has occurred, at least one of the drivers were driving carelessly.
Charged With A Traffic Ticket In Orono, Ontario
April 29, 2022

Charged with a Traffic Ticket in Orono, Ontario

The HTA is a legislation in Ontario which regulates the licensing and overall conduct of transportation on roadways. Disregarding any of the rules set out in this statute, can lead to severe outcomes.
DUI Charge Reduced Careless Driving
April 22, 2022

DUI Charge Reduced to Careless Driving – What does it mean? And, how can you achieve this?

If you are charged with a DUI, it can potentially be reduced to careless driving. But, how can a DUI charge be fought? And, what is the difference between a DUI charge and careless driving?
Under 18 Sexting Laws
April 1, 2022

Underage “Sexting” Rules

Those under 18 who engage in sexting could be found guilty of child pornography-related offences under section 163.1 of the Criminal Code.
The Ins And Outs Of Traffic Court
March 11, 2022

The Ins and Outs of Traffic Court

So, you’ve received a traffic ticket – now what happens? An important first step is to know what kind of ticket you’re dealing with.