Ottawa Criminal Lawyer Postings

Sexual assault

Our client was new to Ottawa. He met the complainant on a dating application. A few days later, they met for a first date at a nearby restaurant. They made plans to meet the following day for a second date. After they had to cancel the second date, the complainant invited our client up to […]
February 2, 2021

Domestic Sexual assault

Our client and the complainant were in a domestic relationship. According to the complainant, she and our client were engaged in consensual sexual activity on two occasions where he crossed the line into non-consensual sexual activity. According to our client, all of their sexual activity was entirely consensual. The complainant brought her allegations to the […]
January 5, 2021

Possession of child pornography

Our client allegedly downloaded child pornography images and then uploaded one image to a website. That upload led to an investigation culminating with a search warrant on the client’s home. During the search, the investigators located two important electronic devise – one hard drive with alleged child pornography and one cell phone with alleged child […]
December 7, 2020

Sexual assault - Taxi

Our client was a taxi driver. Late one night, he agreed to to drive an intoxicated young woman to her friend's residence. The next day, he was informed that there had been a sexual assault complaint filed with his company. Two months later he was arrested and charged with sexual assault.   According to the […]
June 7, 2019

Sexual assault, sexual interference, invitation to sexual touching, and making sexually explicit material available to a child

Our client was in his twenties and the complainant, a boy between nine and eleven years old, was a friend of the family. According to the boy, over a two year period, our client and the boy would sometimes play an adult-themed video game together. According to the boy, while they were playing, our client sometimes "blew […]
March 1, 2019

Sexual assault

Our client met the complainant by chance at a bar. They shared drinks, talked, took photographs of themselves, and walked back to her residence together. According to the complainant, our client started kissing her on the street, then began touching her sexually without her consent while she was telling him to stop. When he eventually […]
February 1, 2019

Possession and distribution of child pornography

When he was a teenager, our client began accessing, downloading, and eventually sharing child pornography images and videos. Tips from another country led a Canadian police force to begin monitoring an online chatroom that our client had been using. Investigators identified our client’s Internet Protocol address when he was seventeen years old, but they did […]
May 4, 2018

Possession and distribution of child pornography

Our client suffered from an obvious mental illness that affected his behaviour and his demeanour. When he was a child, he was sexually molested by an adult neighbor - this was the only sexual experience he ever had in his life.   By his late fifties, he lived a lonely life and only recently installed […]
April 6, 2018

Accessing child pornography

Our client attended a workplace barbeque. Two of his co-workers, neither of whom liked our client, also attended the barbecue. The co-workers told their boss that while our client was showing them pictures of his ex-girlfriend, a video of child pornography “popped up” on his phone and that he told them the video had come from Facebook. […]
February 2, 2018

Sexual assault and assault

Our client and the complainant dated for several years, were married for a short period, had a son together, and then divorced. During that relationship, our client pleaded guilty to two instances of assault against the complainant and received discharges instead of convictions – in other words, he did not receive a criminal record. For […]
March 3, 2017
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