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. S.M., [2019]

Assault, Assault with a Weapon, Case Results, Domestic Assault, Knife, Prior Record, s. 810 Peace Bond, s. 810 Recognizance, Stay of Proceedings, Weapon No Comments

Client is charged with assault with a weapon relating to an incident when he was doing house work using a knife at the family home while drunk. Client allegedly lost his temper, then made stabbing motions with knife while saying threatening words to family. Client has prior criminal record relating to several prior violent incidents … Read More

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

Assault, Breach of Undertaking, Case Results, Domestic Assault, s. 810 Peace Bond, s. 810 Recognizance, Stay of Proceedings, Uttering Threats No Comments

Client charged with assault, uttering threats, and breach of undertaking relating to a domestic incident and breaching his no-contact bail condition after the initial assault charge. Extensive client evidence is gathered and provided to Crown prosecutor while negotiations continue over several months. Crown is made aware of employment and immigration consequences should client receive a … Read More

R. v. G.R., [2018]

Assault, Breach of Undertaking, Case Results, Domestic Assault, Stay of Proceedings No Comments

Client is charged with assault and breach of undertaking relating to a domestic incident and breach of his no-contact bail condition after the initial assault charge. Client has extensive criminal record. Complainant is offered independent legal advice and client follows concrete rehabilitative plan. Client obtains bail variation allowing for lawful contact with complainant. Following good … Read More

R. v. T.L.D., [2019]

Alleged Assault, Assault, Case Results, Domestic Assault, No Charge, Police Investigation, Promise to Appear, Public Interest No Comments

Client is served a promise to appear for assault following a complaint made by former domestic partner. Police recommend a charge to Crown Counsel. Extensive evidence is uncovered of former domestic partner’s involvement in acts of violence against client and their child. Significant credibility problems are provided to Crown along with submissions showing that approving … Read More

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

Alleged Assault, Assault, Case Results, Domestic Assault, No Charge, Police Investigation, Promise to Appear, Substantial Likelihood of Conviction No Comments

Client is served a promise to appear for assault following an investigation for domestic assault between client and former partner. Crown Counsel is made aware of prior threats of calling police by former partner to make client comply with her demands during domestic arguments. Evidence is provided to Crown of former partner suffering an injury … Read More