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All About Murder & Manslaughter

Manslaughter is an unlawful killing that doesn’t involve malice aforethought—intent to seriously harm or kill, or extreme, reckless disregard for life. The absence of malice aforethought means that manslaughter involves less moral blame than either first or second degree murder. (But plenty argue that some instances of felony murder, a form of first degree murder,…

DUI Penalties in Canada

Penalties faced for a DUI offense depend on several factors, including: Driver’s BAC. Driver’s status as a novice driver, commercial driver or fully licensed driver. Driver’s previous DUI record. Driver’s home province. Whether an injury or death occurred because of the driver’s actions. Impaired driving does not only refer to drunk driving. It can also…

Young Offenders Defense

Definition Of  Youth Offender Young offenders, according to The Youth Criminal Justice Act, are individuals under 18 facing criminal charges. In Canada, individuals under the age of 12 cannot be convicted of a criminal offense. We have over many years of experience defending youth facing criminal offense charges. We have a great record of success…

How to Get DUI Charges Dropped

The penalties for drinking and driving – known legally as “driving under the influence” (DUI) in many jurisdictions – can be steep. Especially if this is your first offense, you probably want to do what you can to fight the charges and get them dismissed. However, prosecutors are often reluctant to drop DUI charges due…

Young Offenders Defense

Definition Of  Youth Offender Young offenders, according to The Youth Criminal Justice Act, are individuals under 18 facing criminal charges. In Canada, individuals under the age of 12 cannot be convicted of a criminal offense. We have over many years of experience defending youth facing criminal offense charges. We have a great record of success…

Theft-Definition By Law

Theft, in law, a general term covering a variety of specific types of stealing, including the crimes of larceny, robbery, and burglary. Theft is defined as the physical removal of an object that is capable of being stolen without the consent of the owner and with the intention of depriving the owner of it permanently. The thief need not intend…