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. S.C., [2019]

Breach, Breach of Family Protection Order, Case Results, Disobeying Order of Court, s. 810 Peace Bond, s. 810 Recognizance No Comments

Client is charged with disobeying order of court for contacting former domestic partner who had obtained a family protection order (i.e. restraining order) against client. Initial Crown takes unreasonable position on resolving the matter, so matter is set for trial. After client continues not to make any further breaches and extensive submissions are made to … Read More

R. v. B.J., [2017] – With Co-Counsel

Assault, Assault Peace Officer, Case Results, Domestic Assault, s. 810 Peace Bond, s. 810 Recognizance, Stay of Proceedings No Comments

Client charged with assault relating to a domestic incident and assault peace officer after police attend the home in response to the initial complaint. Client follows extensive rehabilitation plan while negotiations with Crown prosecutor are ongoing. After passage of time, Crown is satisfied continuing the prosecution is not in the public interest. Client agrees to … Read More

R. v. P.G., [2018] – With Co-Counsel

Assault, Assault Causing Bodily Harm, Case Results, Domestic Assault, s. 810 Peace Bond, s. 810 Recognizance, Stay of Proceedings No Comments

Client is charged with assault causing bodily harm and simple assault relating to two separate domestic incidents with the same complainant. Client follows rehabilitative plan and some evidence of complainant violence to client is highlighted to Crown prosecutor. Client may have self-defence or consensual fight defence available. Crown agrees to drop charges in exchange for … Read More