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Toronto Van Attack
May 25, 2021

The Toronto Van Attack and Claiming “Not Criminally Responsible”

To make out the NCR defence, “the accused must establish either: (a) that he has a mental disorder that renders him incapable of appreciating the nature and quality of his act; or (b) that he has a mental disorder that renders him incapable of knowing that it was wrong.”
Assault Charges
November 24, 2020

Sentencing of Police Officer in Assault of Black Man

Perhaps you have been following the case of the young off-duty police officer, Constable Michael Theriault, who was charged and ultimately convicted of assaulting the young man now known to the public as Dafonte Miller.
October 1, 2020

The Consequences of Being Charged with Sexual Assault in Peterborough

Being charged with any crime can be an overwhelming experience, being charged for an alleged offence that involves the inflicting of physical harm and or sexual impropriety can be life altering.
September 27, 2020

Charged and Released in Lindsay, Ontario?

Were you criminally charged and have your first appearance scheduled to be in Lindsay, Ontario? If so, you may have questions.
September 13, 2020

Spending Time in Toronto South Detention Centre (Mimico)

The prospect of spending time in jail is not a pleasant one. But if you have to go to jail, it’s a good idea to get informed about the jail you will be sent to.
September 10, 2020

The Morrison Case and Child Luring Charges in Peterborough

How the Morrison case will affect later cases of child luring in the Peterborough area is hard to predict. Every case is different and turns on its own facts.