R. v. S.N., [2019]

Assault, Bail Hearing, Breach of Bail, Breach of Recognizance, Breach of Undertaking, Case Results, Domestic Assault No Comments

Client is charged with assault relating to domestic incident for allegedly striking complainant in face and briefly choking her afterwards. Client immediately breaches bail conditions not to contact complainant or to go near complainant. Ongoing bail breaching continues for over three months after initial allegation. Client arrested and charged  with two counts of breaching bail, … Read More

R. v. S.J., [2018]

Assault, Case Results, Collateral Consequences, Domestic Assault, Stay of Proceedings, Theft, Theft Under $5,000 No Comments

Client is charged with assault and theft under $5,000 relating to an incident that occurred after a night of drinking at a nightclub. Complainant alleges that client punched her in the face twice and stole her belongings. Contextual factors, collateral consequences, and mitigating factors are uncovered. Serious issues with complainant evidence are highlighted. Client follows … Read More

R. v. B.J., [2019]

Absolute Discharge, Assault, Case Results, Collateral Consequences, Concussion, Non-Domestic Assault, Textbook, Youth No Comments

Client is a young person charged with assault for allegedly hitting another young person in the back of the head with a textbook. Victim young person suffers from concussion-like symptoms. Mitigating factors, collateral consequences, and contextual factors are uncovered. Extensive submissions are made to judge on principles of youth criminal justice and the circumstances of … Read More