2020 Wednesday, July 22,

Defending Against Firearms Hearings and Prohibition Orders

By |2021-01-16T15:44:40+00:00July 22nd, 2020|

Defending Against Firearms Hearings and Prohibition Orders Imagine this scenario. You have been charged with a non-firearms offence, but a term of your Recognizance of Bail was to surrender all [...]

2018 Monday, February 19,

The criminal consequences of road rage

By |2018-03-20T21:42:43+00:00February 19th, 2018|

The criminal consequences of road rage charges in Canada. As criminal defence lawyers, we frequently receive calls for people charged with "road rage" incidents.  Although road rage by itself is not a criminal offence, [...]

2017 Monday, October 23,

“The police want to interview me. What do I do?”

By |2018-03-21T12:10:53+00:00October 23rd, 2017|

"The police want to interview me in a criminal investigation. What should I do?" Many times a month, our lawyers get calls from terrified people telling us that police want to interview them [...]

2014 Monday, February 24,

“Under False Pretences”: How the Court Deals with Errors in Informations to Obtain Search Warrants

By |2019-03-01T06:53:19+00:00February 24th, 2014|

Search warrants, errors, omissions, and corroboration: a basic overview of what we look for as lawyers. To obtain a search warrant, police must present the issuing justice with sufficient information to satisfy the justice [...]

2013 Wednesday, February 20,

No password on your phone? Fair game for police to search on arrest: R. v. Fearon, Ont.C.A., Feb 20, 2013

By |2016-10-24T11:59:17+00:00February 20th, 2013|

The Case of Fearon: Police Given the Green Light to Search a Phone if not Password Protected. The case of R. v. Fearon, 2013 ONCA 106 sets out general guidelines for searching cell phones [...]

2013 Tuesday, February 12,

How do I get the Police to Destroy my Fingerprint Records?

By |2017-06-14T18:01:22+00:00February 12th, 2013|

Destroying fingerprints and records held by the police. If you have ever been charged with a crime, the police may have your fingerprints and other records on file. This can have serious implications on [...]