Legal Aid: Current Status and Trends

  • January 15, 2018

The Canadian government warrants the basic right to professional legal services for citizens who find themselves in certain kinds of legal trouble. For the purposes of Criminal law, this is especially so if one’s liberty is at stake. The notion…

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Your Rights and Detention

  • October 20, 2017
A lot of times, clients and other members of the public have asked us the question “Do I have any rights even after I have been arrested?”. Surprisingly enough, most people believe that once you have been handcuffed and arrested - that is the end of their rights. It is important to know that this is not the case, and your rights extend very well into the arrest procedure, detention, and all the way to the conclusion of your case.
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What Happens After a Criminal Conviction?

  • October 13, 2017

Consider the Impact a Conviction Can Have There are misconceptions that our role as lawyers is confined to the courtroom. However, in today’s article we will touch upon the issue of what happens AFTER you have been convicted.  There are…

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When Should I Plead Guilty?

  • May 26, 2017

  At what point is this a consideration? "When should I plead guilty?" is a common question asked by many clients.  This is an incredibly important question that you should obtain advice from a lawyer before you proceed with a…

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Toronto Police Have a New Weapon

  • May 19, 2017

Toronto Police Have a New Weapon to Help Them in Investigations and it is Not What You Would Expect Dandy is by all accounts an adorable, two year old, yellow, Labrador retriever. She is also a highly trained member of…

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Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act

  • May 12, 2017

Overdue Federal Law to Help Combat Overdoses from Worsening Opioid Crisis Introduction Canada is in the midst of a worsening opioid crisis. This is evidenced by the joint statement released in the fall by the Federal Minister of Health, Jane…

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Ontario Analysis of MADD Report

  • December 20, 2016

In their 2016 Report to the Nation, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) rated states using a five star rating system to assess their laws to prevent drinking and driving.  While the exact measurement and weighting criteria were not provided, the…

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