Is now really the time to apply for your pardon, given the nature of the country in the throes of the second wave of the Covid 19 pandemic?
Premier Doug Ford recently announced a second provincial emergency in Ontario. What does this mean for you, the average Ontarian living in Oshawa, Markham, Belleville, or Toronto, in terms of legal obligations and potential consequences?
Richard Robertson, our articling student, talks about the consequences of sexual assault charge convictions.
Dangerous driving is a criminal offence and can often lead to serious penalties including significant periods of jail and a long-term loss of one’s driver's licence.
Depending on the skill and experience of the lawyer, and the complexity of your case, it will likely cost between a few and several thousand dollars for legal fees. However, every client’s file is different and lawyers, billing methods tend to vary.
With an experienced lawyer in your corner, your first challenge will be understanding the laws that apply to your specific situation.
Richard Robertson, our articling student, talks about what criminal harassment means under the Criminal Code.
When a person consumes alcoholic beverages, the alcohol in the beverage freely mixes with the water in the blood and other body systems. The blood alcohol concentration (BAC) which is an important measurable parameter is correlated with the impairment of the person’s driving abilities.
If you have communications between yourself and your accuser, it is wise to contact a lawyer so that they can strategize how the evidence can be used.
Richard Aitken and Richard Robertson give examples to explain the difference between impaired driving and over 80.