Philip Stiles, criminal lawyer, reviews the laws surrounding growing your own cannabis.
Under The Canadian Criminal Code, domestic assault convictions are treated the same as regular assault charges. That being said, the consequences of domestic assault are not necessarily the same as simple assault.
If you have been charged with a DUI (driving under the influence of alcohol) offence in the Napanee area you need to act quickly – but not too quickly!
The first feeling for many, after being charged with domestic assault, is panic. It is easy, when barred from your home and criminally charged, to slip into despair. But contrary to how you may be feeling, it is important that you rein in your emotions as much as is possible.
When Richard Aitken, the founder of Aitken Robertson, sent me this story to write a blog on I was thrilled. The case concerns judicial review, the process of a court reviewing the decision of an executive body (like a tribunal).
The Criminal Code of Canada makes it illegal, under section 163.1 for any person to create, possess, publish or distribute/transmit or any photo, film, or other visual representations that depicts those under the age of 18 years of age engaging in sexually explicit acts.
We want all our clients in Peterborough and surrounding areas to remember that if you are facing a sexual assault charge, it is only a charge and not a conviction. Our team of experienced lawyers know how to assemble an individualized defence strategy that will meet your case needs and push your case toward success.
The Law Society of Ontario’s rules of professional conduct do not allow lawyers to market themselves as the “best” in the industry. The rules require that a lawyer can only make bona fide and objective inferences when advertising and marketing their services.
Philip Stiles, criminal lawyer, explains what it means to be charged with possession of a scheduled substance.
While domestic assault charges are often lumped in with other forms of assault, they possess a more severe penalty. These charges are taken very seriously and it is difficult to get them dropped.