Although there are talks of reopening the BC courts soon, there is still uncertainty about when that will happen. If you were charged with domestic violence and are awaiting trial during the Coronavirus pandemic, you might be wondering what that means for your case. There may be extreme delays in your
In December 2018, the Government of Canada implemented changes to impaired driving laws. However, many are still unaware of what those changes entail. Here’s what you know about the new impaired driving laws: Mandatory alcohol screening Once a police officer has an approved screening device available, they can now demand a
If you’ve been charged with a crime, you should hire a criminal lawyer right away. The sooner you have a legal professional working on your case, the stronger your defence will be. However, although you should act quickly to hire a criminal lawyer, the decision still requires careful consideration. Here are
Domestic assault is a serious criminal offence. If convicted in Vancouver, you could be imprisoned for up to 5 years. There could also be other restrictions enforced as part of your sentence. Furthermore, a conviction for domestic assault could seriously damage your reputation. Following a conviction, you may find that it
If you’ve been arrested for a drug-related offence in Vancouver, you may be wondering if you should hire a Vancouver drug defence lawyer. The answer is yes. Drug crimes in Vancouver are serious offences with potentially life-long consequences. If you are facing a drug charge, here some ways a drug defence
You may think that when you commit a traffic offence you will simply need to pay a fine and then go about your merry way. However, some traffic offences in British Columbia can also have serious consequences with long-term effects. So, while you don’t need a lawyer to dispute every traffic
Have you been accused or charged with a criminal offence? If so, then you should seriously consider hiring a criminal defence lawyer and here’s why: Criminal defence lawyers are trained, knowledgeable and experienced to help you. An accused person has the right to defend him or herself in criminal court.