The Real Consequences and Statistics of Impaired Driving
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The Real Consequences and Statistics of Impaired Driving

Everyone knows that getting behind the wheel of a motorized vehicle while impaired from alcohol and/or drugs is against the law. Even with all the public awareness campaigns, RIDE checkpoints, and other deterrents, every single day people get behind the wheel of their vehicles after drinking or using drugs. Unfortunately, before they are actually caught…

Why Do I Need a Criminal Defence Lawyer in Toronto?
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Why Do I Need a Criminal Defence Lawyer in Toronto?

Why Do I Need a Criminal Defence Lawyer in Toronto? This question might seem a bit redundant, as most people facing criminal charges realize they need a defence lawyer to represent them in their criminal matter. However, other people do not always feel the need to retain a lawyer because they feel the charges are…

Sexual Assault: Why Consent Is Important
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Sexual Assault: Why Consent Is Important

One of the most common defences given for those charged with sexual assault criminal offences is they believed consent was given by the victim. However, this is not always the case and the accused merely assumed the other person indicted their consent in the affirmative in some manner. Unfortunately for the accused and the victim…

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Law Enforcement and Your Home: Know Your Rights

Canadian citizens have specific rights as contained within the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Unfortunately, most people do not realize or understand these rights, which can sometimes lead to an abuse of power by law enforcement and unlawful or illegal searches and seizures. When it comes to your home, whether you own it or are…

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Impaired Driving Offences Have Long Term Consequences

The vast majority of people charged with impaired driving offences are first-time offenders. For these people, the anxiety and stress of being arrested, transported to the police station, and charged can be traumatic. In many cases, this is also their first type of criminal offence. As such, it is not uncommon for them to want…

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Bail Variations: What You Need to Know

During the initial bail hearing process, the Court will prescribe certain conditions and terms for release that must be adhered to until the case has been resolved. In some cases, these conditions present challenges for the accused and a bail variation is required.

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Is Cyberbullying a Criminal Offence?

Cyberbullying is the deliberate, intentional, hostile, and repeated conduct, with the intent to slander, harm, or embarrass another individual utilizing various electronic communication methods. Thanks to technology and the increase in social media usage on sites like Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, and so on, as well as text and video messaging, blogging, and other such…