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CASE STUDY: Sexual Assault & Incest – Plea Bargain

Our client Mr. C came to our office with some very severe charges stemming back as far as over 20 years ago. The allegations were brought by Mr. C’s younger sister who claimed sexual abuse at the hands of her brother when she was as young as eight.

CASE STUDY: Child Luring and Multiple Child Pornography Charges

Mr. R was in his last year of high-school and in the midst of applying to university when he was charged with severe criminal offences.

CASE STUDY: Plea Down to Careless Driving – Over 80, Impaired

Mr. M was charged with operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content of 80 and over mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood and operating a vehicle impaired in the city of Milton.

CASE STUDY: Plea Down to Careless Driving – Over 80

Mr. W’s position as a hockey coach, his new job, and his future goals to start a business and own a home were at risk. He’d been convicted for the same offence once before and knew a second conviction could be worse.

CASE STUDY: Pled Down to Careless Driving from Over 80

The case went to trial, during which the Crown decided to offer a deal: if Mr. Z would plead guilty to careless driving, the charges of Over 80 would be dropped.

CASE STUDY: Plead Down to Non-Criminal Charge – Over 80

Dan Lemaire’s familiarity with Charter rights often serves as a major asset for his clients, and Ms. C is a perfect example of this.

CASE STUDY: Plead Down to Non-Criminal Charge – Impaired Driving, Over 80, & Failure to Report

Ms. D made it clear to us during our initial meetings that her greatest concern was avoiding the loss of her licence. While our greater goal was to help Ms. D avoid criminal sanctions at all, we aligned our focus on obtaining an outcome that did not result in the loss of Ms. D’s licence.

CASE STUDY: Dangerous Driving Plead Down to Careless Driving, Two HTA Offences Withdrawn

Mr. G and Ms. L collided while driving on a residential street. The interaction between the two became heated, and involved them driving side-by-side, shouting at one another from their own cars, and Ms. L alleges Mr. G was tailgating for some time. After the collision Ms. L claims that Mr. G sped off.

CASE STUDY: Plead Down to Non-Criminal Charge – Over 80

If Ms. C plead guilty to Careless Driving, a Highway Traffic Act offence that did not included a criminal record, and agreed to pay a reduced fine and adhere to certain driving conditions, they would drop the Over 80 charge.

CASE STUDY: Plea Bargain for Dangerous Driving, Over 80, and other Driving Offences

After a number of discussions with the Crown Attorney and a number of Judicial Pre-Trials, the Crown agreed to amend the Mr. H’s charges and withdraw others. Mr. H entered a plea of guilty to Over 80, simple assault and breach. All other charges were withdrawn.

CASE STUDY: Obtaining Sexual Services for Consideration from a person under 18

Mr. O was charged in Oshawa with one count of Obtaining Sexual Services for Consideration from a person under the age of 18.

CASE STUDY: Impaired & Over 80 – No Conviction

There were no restrictions or limitations placed on our client's driving privileges and he did not get a criminal conviction. All charges were withdrawn.

CASE STUDY: Plea Bargain – Break and Enter

Our goal was to keep our client out of a lengthy jail sentence. Our client entered a plea bargain and some charges were withdrawn.

CASE STUDY: Resolved with a plea – Over 80; Open Alcohol; No Life Jacket

In this case, the Crown agreed that our client's rights had been breached by police, and the file was resolved with a creative plea.

CASE STUDY: Impaired, Over 80

Kingston Police charged Mr. N with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and operate a motor vehicle with more than 80 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood.

CASE STUDY: Plea Bargain: Robbery; Wearing a Disguise with Intent; & Possession of a Weapon for a dangerous purpose (2 out of 3 withdrawn).

In cases where there is overwhelming evidence for the Crown to make the case out beyond a reasonable doubt, sometimes a conservative approach to a Robbery charge is far more beneficial as opposed to grasping at straws.

CASE STUDY: Impaired, Over 80 & Novice Driver BAC Over 80

About an hour after dawn on a clear, dry Sunday morning in May, in the heart of Muskoka, police were dispatched to a vehicle roll over. They arrived at the scene to find the vehicle on its roof. The driver Mr. N and his passenger were standing nearby as was a bystander. Mr. N was 20 years old and was in cottage country for a weekend away with a buddy. 

CASE STUDY: Careless Driving Instead of Impaired Driving & Over 80mg

Mr. N had a momentary lapse in his judgment and decided to get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle after having a few too many drinks. The arresting officer noted that he had witnessed Mr. N’s vehicle cross the centre line on several occasions and briefly drive south in a northbound lane.

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