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Ms. Q signed a peace bond for $1,000.00, payable only if she violated the law, possessed a weapon, was found at the grocery store the initial incident took place at, or contacted the couple involved in the fight. Her charges were dropped and she was free to put the unfortunate incident behind her.
The Crown agreed to a common law peace bond. While it was not Mr. B’s ideal goal, it did result in a withdrawal of the charges in exchange for an agreement to be of good behaviour.
When two people in a long-term relationship have a heated fight, emotions often run high and both sides can feel that the other side wronged them in some way. In 2018 Mr. C and his partner got into one such argument.
Phil’s strategy was to propose this agreement to the Crown. Mr. F participating in some form of counselling or education in exchange for a withdrawal and peace bond.
One October night, Mr. M, his ex, and their friends Ms. M and Ms. S, were out on the town. Despite the intentions of Mr. M and his ex to remain friends, Ms. M and Ms. S were unsupportive.
We did not want to put our senior client through the stress of a trial. We got both charges withdrawn and our client kept his spotless criminal record.
Our client had stable employment that would have been jeopardized with a criminal record. We were able to get the charges withdrawn.