R. v. F.T., [2019]

11(b) application, Breach of Trust, Case Results, Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Fraud and Theft Over $5,000, Fraud Over $5,000, Stay of Proceedings, Theft Over $5,000, Unreasonable Delay No Comments

Client is charged with fraud and theft over $5,000 for allegedly stealing about $18,000 from employer in client’s position as store manager. Client’s arrest had been made two years after warrant issued, which client did not know about. Matter is set for application for charges to be dropped because client was not tried within a … 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