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2016 Thursday, June 30,

What is a Conditional or Absolute Discharge in Canadian Law?

By |2019-06-26T09:22:06-04:00June 30th, 2016|

What is a conditional discharge or absolute discharge? A common question that arises in criminal law proceedings is "What is a conditional discharge?" or "What is an absolute discharge?" It is also followed by the [...]

2013 Tuesday, February 12,

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

By |2017-06-14T18:01:22-04:00February 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 [...]

2012 Thursday, December 13,

Shoplifting, Theft, and Diversion

By |2016-10-24T11:59:18-04:00December 13th, 2012|

Shoplifting, Theft, and Diversion: having your charges withdrawn. With the holiday season coming up, the frequency of calls our lawyers receive for shoplifting charges and questions about theft and diversion increases significantly.   This post [...]

2012 Wednesday, November 21,

Improper Jury vetting by Crown in murder case requires new trial – Ont.C.A.

By |2016-10-24T11:59:19-04:00November 21st, 2012|

R. v. Spiers: improper vetting by Crowns may require new trials to remedy fairness. Today the Ontario Court of Appeal released the decision of R. v. Spiers, 2012 ONCA 798 that overturned a first-degree murder conviction and ordered a new [...]

2012 Tuesday, November 13,

Being charged with a sexual assault may ruin your life, even if you are innocent

By |2018-01-15T17:05:27-04:00November 13th, 2012|

It doesn't matter if you are found "not guilty," being charged with a sexual assault may ruin your life regardless. Here is a letter that I wrote commenting on the post by Jonathan Jay entitled [...]

2009 Monday, July 27,

Diversion for criminal charges in Ontario

By |2018-05-13T21:16:49-04:00July 27th, 2009|

Diversion and alternative measures in Ontario criminal courts. Frequently, our law firm receives many calls and emails from people who are charged with a criminal offence asking "What is diversion?" or “What is [...]