Possession of property obtained by crime

Someone stole a cheque from a small business. That person legitimately had possession of our client's bank card, but he deposited the cheque into our client's  bank account without his knowledge or consent. When the cheque was reported missing by the business, the police traced it back to our client's bank account. Our client was […]
January 6, 2017

Sexual assault, assault, and overcoming resistance

Our client was fighting with his ex-wife about their daughter. Suddenly, he found himself accused of nine criminal offences including sexual assault, choking and assault against his ex-wife, and sexual assault against her teenaged daughter. At trial, the defence pointed to numerous inconsistencies in the evidence of both the ex-wife and her daughter. The defence produced […]
November 23, 2016

Impaired Driving, Dangerous Driving, Resisting Arrest, Food Fraud, Assault, and Failing to Attend Court

Our client was a middle-aged man with a long employment history and no criminal record or driving record. He suffered a period of mental health crisis and was charged in four separate incidents in less than four months: First, our client was allegedly found outside his parked vehicle with the engine running, displaying signs of […]
June 7, 2016

First-Degree Murder

Our client was approached by a friend, who forced him at gunpoint to help him rob our client’s workplace by being the getaway driver. The friend and another man entered the store while our client waited in the car. An innocent bystander was shot and killed. Our client drove away without waiting for the other […]
April 17, 2016

Assault Police and Obstructing Arrest

Two brothers were returning home from a bar late at night. Some strangers began taunting the older brother, leading to a small fight. The younger brother – our client – escorted his older brother to a safe location about a block away. When police arrived, the older brother was still upset and refused to identify […]
April 17, 2016

Assault With a Weapon

Our client and the complainant had been dating for eight years. On the night in question, the complainant returned to our client’s apartment and found that the door was locked. Our client refused to let her inside. After banging on the door, the complainant was attacked with a stick. Our client was charged with assault […]
April 17, 2016

Careless Storage of Firearms and Possession of Stolen Property

Several decades ago, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) disposed of spent bazooka tubes at a scrap yard. Our client legally collected firearms and militaria, so he purchased some of the scrap with the intent of refurbishing it for display in his home. A few years later, he posted the scrap for sale in an online […]
March 26, 2016


Our client had been friends with the complainant and an older woman who was like an aunt to the complainant. The two women had a joint prior conviction for theft and the older woman also had convictions and outstanding charges for fraud. One night in late summer, the older woman convinced the complainant to call […]
March 26, 2016

Possession of Drugs and Credit Card Forgery / Fraud

Our client had purchased a small amount of marijuana for personal use and had been given a number of used “pre-paid credit cards” from friends from Northern Canada. On the day in question, our client failed to properly stop at a stop-sign and was pulled over. When the officer observed the bag of marijuana, she […]
March 26, 2016

Possession of Drugs

Our client was on his way to a party with friends when he stopped to purchase marijuana from a friend in a public park area. As he drove away, a police officer who observed the transaction stopped and searched our client’s vehicle, finding marijuana and cocaine. Our client was charged with possession of cocaine and […]
March 26, 2016