The Facts About Sexual Assault

Survivors of sexual assault often face significant challenges in overcoming their trauma, including diminished mental and physical health, lack of financial resources to access medical care, difficulties maintaining regular routines (including stable employment, housing and parenting) and a lack of familiarity with accessing resources and trusting service providers. Sexual Assault: The Facts Every 92 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. (S […]

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 […]

The Differences Between Theft and Robbery

The crimes of theft and robbery can easily be confused because both involve taking someone else’s money or property. However, while theft and robbery share some characteristics, the offenses are quite different. Robbery differs from theft primarily in that it involves force or intimidation to take property from another person. It is the use of […]

Impaired Driving Lawyer In Burlington

Introduction Driving while drunk or intoxicated is a serious crime that can result in both immediate and long- term penalties. In case of an arrest it is wise to contact a lawyer who understands the complex laws against drunk driving. A Impaired Driving Lawyer Burlington will challenge the arrest against an accused by: Reviewing arrest […]