Criminal Lawyer

Crown seeks six-month jail term for Hastings racetrack corruption

By |June 26th, 2024|Criminal Lawyer|

Darren Scott Young, 47, a former inspector with the BC Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch (GPEB), is before Judge Ellen Gordon after pleading guilty to knowingly inducing, aiding or abetting or attempting to induce, aid, abet or counsel Phillip Hall, Cindy Krasner, Barbara Anderson Heads, Mark Cloudier, Melvyn Snow, John Snow, Craig MacPherson and Patricia Jarvis

Charge dropped against Blue Bus driver at the wheel in pedestrian’s death

By |June 26th, 2024|Criminal Lawyer|

The Crown has dropped its only charge against a West Vancouver Blue Bus driver at the wheel of a bus that struck and killed a pedestrian in Dundarave. The incident happened on July 30, 2021 at the intersection of Marine Drive and 25th Street in West Vancouver. According to police reports at the time, the

What Happens in Domestic Violence Cases?

By |July 20th, 2023|Criminal Lawyer|

Domestic violence is a serious crime with far-reaching consequences for both victims and perpetrators. In Canada, the law strongly stands against domestic violence, aiming to protect victims and promote safe home environments. This type of violence encompasses a range of behaviours and actions occurring within intimate relationships. It includes physical assault, sexual assault, emotional abuse,

How Serious Are Assault Charges?

By |June 19th, 2023|Criminal Lawyer|

Committing an assault is a criminal offence and warrants grievous sentences by law. Assault inflicts pain and suffering, and assault charges are in place to maintain justice and reduce violence in society. We'll define what assault is, the types and the gravity of assault charges. Employing a criminal lawyer is your best course of action

What Are the Types of Assault Crimes?

By |June 19th, 2023|Criminal Lawyer|

An assault is an intentional or unintentional unlawful act that results in physical, verbal, emotional or sexual harm to another. If you are facing assault charges, it's wise to consult a skilled criminal defence lawyer. Criminal lawyers can provide legal guidance and use proven and effective legal strategies to mitigate the severity of your sentence.

Reasons to Defend a Traffic Ticket in British Columbia

By |April 13th, 2023|Criminal Lawyer|

When you receive a traffic ticket, it's tempting just to pay it and move on with your life. However, sometimes, it is worth the effort to challenge the ticket and avoid not just a fine but other penalties like a license suspension. In this article, we will explain what it means to challenge a traffic

The Different Types of Sexual Assault Charges in Canada

By |April 13th, 2023|Criminal Lawyer|

Being accused of sexual assault can have a devastating impact on your life and cause irreparable damage. If you are accused of sexual assault, it’s important to understand the types of charges you may face.  In this article, we explain the different types of sexual assault charges under the Criminal Code of Canada so you

The Basics of Criminal Defence

By |February 8th, 2023|Criminal Lawyer|

While facing a criminal offence may seem intimidating, learning the basics of criminal law and hiring a good criminal lawyer can help reduce some of your stress and anxiety. To help you better understand criminal law, we discuss the basics of criminal defence below. Defining criminal offences  The government has created laws prohibiting certain actions

How to Clear Your Criminal Record in Canada

By |September 9th, 2022|Criminal Lawyer|

A criminal record can severely hinder your access to jobs, education and scholarship opportunities, public assistance, and housing. In some instances, a criminal record can even affect your child’s well-being. Furthermore, an arrest record can have a lasting impact even if you are acquitted. While expungement may help solve these problems, the process can be

When to Plead Guilty in a Criminal Case

By |September 9th, 2022|Criminal Lawyer|

If you’ve been accused of a crime, you want to know you’ll be well represented and get the best possible outcome. A top criminal lawyer in Vancouver, who knows the justice system inside out, will advocate for you and present a solid defence, giving you confidence and peace of mind. However, what if your criminal

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