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Name Change
November 26, 2023

Sex Offender Name Change

Can you name a convicted sex offender? You can probably name more than one. Some of the worst ones garnered widespread notoriety at the time of their arrests and convictions. Everyone knew their names and many of those names are remembered years later.

Certainly if you met a new neighbour and the neighbour had the name of one of those notorious sex offenders, it would give you pause, to say the least.  If you have children and the new neighbour that moved in next door had the name of a famous child sex killer, you would be alarmed and would want to act to protect your children.

National Sexual Offender Registry
June 27, 2023

Sex Offender Information Registration Act (SOIRA)

Did you know that Canada has a sex offender registry? If someone has been convicted of a sex offence in Canada, besides facing jail and probation, they must also register with the National Sex Offender Registry (NSOR).

Video By Criminal Lawyers At Aitken Robertson
January 11, 2021

Assault: Sexual Assault Penalties

Richard Robertson, our articling student, talks about the consequences of sexual assault charge convictions.

Sexual Assault Charges
December 23, 2020

If I am accused of sexual assault, can I use communication records, between myself and my accuser, to prove my innocence?

If you have communications between yourself and your accuser, it is wise to contact a lawyer so that they can strategize how the evidence can be used.

The Consequences Of Being Charged With Sexual Assault In Peterborough
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.

Internet Crimes
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.

Video By Criminal Lawyers At Aitken Robertson
September 7, 2020

Assault: Sexual Assault

Richard Robertson, our articling student, identifies first what an assault is, in order to understand what sexual assault is.

What You Need To Know About Consent And Sexual Assault
August 20, 2020

What You Need To Know About Consent and Sexual Assault

A proper understanding of consent to sexual activity can prevent serious and damaging consequences for all people involved.

The Consequences Of Being Charged With Sexual Assault In Kingston
August 4, 2020

The Consequences of Being Charged with Sexual Assault in Kingston

Being criminally charged can be a profoundly negative experience. Being charged with sexual assault can be life altering. However, if you find yourself charged as such, it is important that you do not allow yourself to become defeated.

Revenge Porn Charges In Peterborough
July 12, 2020

Revenge Porn Charges in Peterborough

If you’ve been charged with the publication of an intimate image without consent in Peterborough, you are facing extremely serious legal repercussions.