Cases

  • R. v. L – (2020) Keep Common Gaving House – client entered into peace bond- charge withdrawn;
  • R. v. R. – (2020) Sexual Assault – client entered into peace bond – charge withdrawn;
  • R. v. S. (2020) Assault – client entered into peace bond – charge withdrawn;
  • R. v. S. (2019) – Impaired, Over 80 – Client found not guilty of charges;
  • R. v. F (2019) Mischief to Property – client entered into peace bond – charge withdrawn;
  • R. v. S -
  • R. v. M – (2019) Possession of Cocaine – charges diverted;
  • R. v. B – (2019) Client charged with Impaired Driving – charge reduced to Carless Driving charge;
  • R. v. H – (2019) – Client charged with Impaired Driving and Over 80 – found not guilty;
  • R. v. W (2019) – Assault – Charge withdrawn
  • R. v. S (2019) – Impaired and Over 80 – Charges withdrawn;
  • R. v. D (2019) – Assault – Client entered into peace bond – charge withdrawn;
  • R. v. F –(2018) Cultivation of Marihuana, Possession of Property – charges withdrawn;
  • R. v. V – (2018) – Assault – client entered into peace bond, charges withdrawn;
  • R. v. L – (2018) Charge of Drive Over 80 – client found not guilty;
  • R. v. W – (2018) – Charge of Impaired and Over 80 withdrawn – client entered a plea of guilty to a charge of Careless Driving
  • R. v. K – (2018) – Charge of Impaired/Over 80 – client found not guilty
  • R. v. H – (2018) Charge of Over 80 – client found not guilty
  • R. v. L (2018) – Charge of Assault – client entered into peace bond – charge withdrawn
  • R. v. D (2018) – Charge of Assault - client entered into peace bond – charge withdrawn
  • R. v. R. (2018) – Charge of Impaired and Over 80 – client found not guilty
  • R. v. P – (2017) – Sexual Assault – client entered into peace bond – charge withdrawn;
  • R. v. C – (2017) – Impaired and Over 80 – charges withdrawn – client entered guilty plea to Careless Driving;
  • R. v. R. – (2017) Charges of Fraud Over $5000 – charges withdrawn;
  • R. v. Z (2017) Charges of Import Narcotics, Trafficking and Conspiracy to Commit Indictable Offence – charges stayed;
  • R. v. B (2017) – Over 80 – Client found not guilty
  • R. v. J – (2017) Charges of Conspiracy to Import – client found not guilty
  • R. v.M – (2016) – Charge of Criminal Harassment – charge withdrawn;
  • R. v. L. (2016) – Charge of Assault withdrawn, client entered into peace bond;
  • R. v. A. (2016) – Charge of Over 80 – client found not guilty;
  • R. v. R. (2016) – Charges of Impaired and Over 80 withdrawn – client entered guilty plea to Careless Driving;
  • R. v. A (2016) – Fraud Over – Charge withdrawn
  • R. v. M (2016) – Charges of Impaired and Over 80 – charges stayed;
  • R. v. C. (2016) – Assault – charge stayed;
  • R. v. B. (2015) – Impaired and Over 80 – charges stayed due to trial delay
  • R. v. M. (2015) – Impaired and Over 80, Obstruct – charges withdrawn – client entered plea of guilty to Careless Driving;
  • R. v. G (2015) – Impaired and Over 80 – Client found not guilty;
  • R. v. N (2015) – Assault with Weapon and Assault (X4) – charges withdrawn – client entered into peace bond;
  • R. v. N. (2015) – Sexual Assault – charge withdrawn
  • R. v. S – (2015) – Impaired and Over 80 – charges withdrawn;
  • R. v. N – (2015) Conspiracy to Traffic Heroin – charge stayed;

Drug Offences

Recent Success

Case Summaries

Case Examples

R. v. O (2011) - Client charged with Conspiracy to Import Opium, Cocaine and possession of approximately $300,000.00 as proceeds of crime - it was alleged that client conspired to import the drug by way of ship in hollowed out chairs. Court found that the police lied in obtaining wiretap authorizations and therefore evidence was illegally obtained - CHARGES WITHDRAWN

R. v. P (2011) - Client charged with Trafficking Cocaine and Possession of Proceeds, specifically $200,000.00. Client was arrested while he was sitting in motor vehicle - subsequent search of car and locating various amounts of cocaine - search warrant based on search of vehicle resulted in location of approximately $200,000 in the accused’s home - the Court established that the police lied in obtaining the search warrant - CHARGES WITHDRAWN

R. v. B - (2011) Client charged with Possession of Doda (a derivative of the opium poppy) for the Purpose of Trafficking - Execution of search warrant on B’s place of business wherein extremely large amounts of dried poppy flowers and ground poppy flowers in individual baggies were found - CLIENT FOUND NOT GUILTY

R. v. Q & V (2011) Clients charged with Conspiracy to Traffic Marihuana and Proceeds of Crime (in excess of $2,000,000.00) - execution of search warrant on hydroponic equipment retailer and at various residential dwellings where quantities of cocaine, marihuana, ecstacy and cash were seized - CLIENTS FOUND NOT GUILTY AND ALL PROPERTY RETURNED

R. v. M (2011) - Client charged with Conspiracy to Traffic in steroids - Court established that the police lied to obtain the search warrant - CHARGE WITHDRAWN

R. v. M, M & L - (2011) - Clients charged with Possession of Marihuana for the Purpose of Trafficking and Cultivating - execution of search warrant at two residences where over 1000 marihuana plants were located - CHARGES WITHDRAWN

R. v. B (2010) - Client charged with Possession of Ketomine for the Purpose of trafficking - CHARGE WITHDRAWN

R. v. G & G (2010) - Clients charged with Possession of Marihuana for the Purpose of Trafficking - it was established at trial that informant was paid police agent - CHARGES DISMISSED

R. v. C (1989) - Client charged with Importing approximately $60,000 worth of Cocaine at Pearson International Airport - the trial judge found that the client was illegally detained, searched and arrested in violation of her rights pursuant to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, CHARGES DISMISSED

R. v. S (1987) - Client charged with Importing some $20,000 worth of heroin that was taped to her body - the Court found that she had been illegally searched by custom officials as she had not been provided with her rights to counsel therefore the evidence of the drugs could not be used - CLIENT FOUND NOT GUILTY

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Assault

Recent Success

Case Summaries

Case Examples

R. v. L - (2011) - Client charged with Assault Cause Bodily Harm - client entered into common law peace bond - CHARGES DISMISSED

R. v. B (2010) - Client charged with assault - CLIENT FOUND NOT GUILTY

R. v. M (2010) - Client charged with assaulting his girlfriend - CLIENT FOUND NOT GUILTY

R. v. T (2010) - Client charged with Assault - matter resolved by way of common law peace bond - CHARGES DISMISSED

R. v. C (2009) - Client was charged with assaulting a probation officer - The trial judge did not believe the probation officer - CLIENT FOUND NOT GUILTY

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Bail Hearings

Recent Success

Case Summaries

Case Examples

R. v. F (2007) - clients was surety for accused - $250,000 bail - Crown brought estreatment hearing to confiscate money - Judge ordered return of all monies to sureties

Fraud

Recent Success

Case Summaries

Case Examples

R. v. R (2011) - Client charged in million dollar credit card fraud involving use of stolen credit cards, credit card data and manufacturing of false credit cards, Court found there was an unreasonable delay in having the trial held - CHARGES STAYED

R. v. G (2011) - Client was charged with Attempt Fraud of bank by way of false information included in small business development loan - CHARGES WITHDRAWN

R. v. S (2011) - Client charged with small business development loan fraud - court found the case took too long to get to trial - CHARGES DISMISSED

R. v. P (2011) - Client was a bookkeeper and was charged with allegedly defrauding her employer in excess of $1,000,000.00 - Court found the case took too long to get to trial - CHARGES DISMISSED

R. v. S - (2011) - Client charged with Fraud, Possession of Stolen Credit Card and Possession of Stolen Credit Card Data - police stopped van where accused was a passenger - police searched the van and all four occupants were charged - search warrant obtained and as a result hotel room searched - additional evidence located - Judge ruled that she did not believe police evidence as to why van was stopped and searched - CHARGES DISMISSED

R. v. B & S (2009) - Clients charged with Possession of Stolen Property in excess of $100,000 - Prior to trial CHARGES WITHDRAWN

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Impaired Driving / Over 80

Recent Success

Case Summaries

Case Examples

R. v. B - (2011) Client charged with Fail to Provide Breath Sample - the Court established that he police failed to provide a Farzi interpreter to the accused - CHARGE DISMISSED

R. v. M - (2011) - Client charged with Impaired and Over 80 - Court found the case took too long to get to trial - CHARGES STAYED

R. v. L - (2011) Client charged with Impaired - the Court established that the Information was improperly sworn - CHARGE DISMISSED

R. v. F (2011) - Client charged with Impaired Driving - Court found the case took too long to get to trial - CHARGES STAYED

R. v. M - (2011) - Client charged with Impaired and Over 80 - CHARGES WITHDRAWN

R. v. G (2011) - Client charged with Impaired and Over 80 - Court found that the accused’s rights to counsel were breached - CHARGES DISMISSED

R. v. M. (2011) - Client charged with Impaired and Over 80 - client was strip-searched and held in jail for some nine hours - as a result the Court found that his rights were breached and CHARGES STAYED

R. v. B (2010) - Client charged with Dangerous Driving and Fail to Stop for police - the accused led police on a 10 kilometer chase involving speeds of 150 kph - the Crown was unable to establish that the accused was the operator of the motor vehicle - CHARGES DISMISSED

R. v. P (2010) Client charged with Impaired and Over 80 - it was found that the accused’s right to counsel of choice was breached when the accused was forced to speak to duty counsel - CHARGES DISMISSED

R. v. P (2010) - Client charged with Impaired Driving - after convincing Crown that they could not prove that the accused was the operator of the motor vehicle CHARGES WITHDRAWN

R. v. N (2010) - Client charged with Impaired Driving - Court found the case took too long to get to trial - CHARGES STAYED

R. v. R (2010) - Client charged with Refuse to Provide Breath Sample - trial held and CLIENT FOUND NOT GUILTY

R. v. K (2008) - Client charged with Impaired Driving and Refuse to Provide Breath Sample - it was found that the police officer failed to report various attempts by accused to provide sample - CHARGES STAYED

R. v. C - Client charged with Impaired and Over 80 - at trial it was argued that the Crown did not produce sufficient evidence that the breathalyzer machine used was an approved instrument - CHARGES DISMISSED

R. v. P (2000) Client was charged with Impaired Driving - client held for some ten hours in jail after providing his breath sample - client was not provided with his required medication - CHARGES DISMISSED

R. v. M -(1995) - Client charged with Murder wherein it was alleged that he stuffed the victim in a steamer trunk and buried the trunk - after a lengthy trial and deliberation by a jury the CLIENT WAS FOUND NOT GUILTY

R. v. B. (1981) Client charged with stabbing her common law husband to death - this was the first time that the defence of spousal abuse was raised in a successful defence to a charge of murder - after a trial CLIENT WAS FOUND NOT GUILTY

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Murder / Culpable Homicide

Recent Success

Case Summaries

Case Summaries

R. v. M -(1995) - Client charged with Murder wherein it was alleged that he stuffed the victim in a steamer trunk and buried the trunk - after a lengthy trial and deliberation by a jury the CLIENT WAS FOUND NOT GUILTY

R. v. B. (1981) Client charged with stabbing her common law husband to death - this was the first time that the defence of spousal abuse was raised in a successful defence to a charge of murder - after a trial CLIENT WAS FOUND NOT GUILTY

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Sexual Assault

Recent Success

Case Summaries

Case Examples

R. v. R. (2010) - Client charged with sexual assault - Forensic evidence filed to connect the accused to the assault - CHARGES WITHDRAWN

R. v. H (2008) - Client charged with sexual assault - client was a hospital x-ray technician accused of sexually assaulting patient - CLIENT FOUND NOT GUILTY

R. v. D (2008) - Client charged with sexual assault - CLIENT FOUND NOT GUILTY

R. v. P (2002) - Client charged with sexual assault and forcible confinement - it was established that the complainant could not be telling the truth and CLIENT FOUND NOT GUILTY

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Tax Prosecution

Recent Success

Case Summaries

Case Examples

R. v. K (2009) - Client charged with Income Tax Act fraud - Crown unable to prove identity - CHARGES DISMISSED

Theft

Recent Success

Case Summaries

Case Examples

R. v. S (1984) client charged with helping her boyfriend steal money and jewellery from her employer - CHARGES DISMISSED

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