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Is it a Crime Not to Pay Your Credit Card...

You will not be charged with a criminal offence for neglecting to pay your credit card bills. Not paying your credit card bill is not a criminal offence. While there are serious financial consequences of not paying your credit card bill you will not be charged with a criminal offence. What Happens When You do Not Pay Your Credit Card Bill: 1. First card company will inform the credit bureaus of your default and your credit  rating of your will be reduced. This record will be on your credit record for the next 6 years negatively effecting your ability to get credit in the future. 2. Then it is possible that your credit card interest rate will increase from 7% to 18% or more. 3. Eventually card will be put on hold. This means you will be prohibited from using it until it is paid off.…

4 Jul 2017

The R. v. Jordan Effect

29 Jun 2017

R. v. Jordan was a Supreme Court of Canada decision that favours the defence. R. v. Jordan is a 2016 Supreme Court of Canada decision that ultimately…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Brendon Dassey

28 Jun 2017

Making a Murderer star Brendon Dassey’s conviction was overturned due to a false confession. Brendon Dassey is well known as a result of the Netflix sensation…

Is it a Crime to Panhandle?

27 Jun 2017

    Aggressive panhandling is a provincial offence in Ontario. Panhandling, the act of begging in the street, in illegal in Ontario if it is deemed…

How R. v. Antic Supreme Court Ruling Changed...

24 Jun 2017

R. v. Antic Supreme Court ruling has positive implications for accused in Canada. R. v. Antic is a welcome decision from the Supreme Court of Canada. With…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Shaurn Thomas

21 Jun 2017

Shaurn after his release from custody nearly 25 years in custody.   When Shaurn Thomas was only 18 years old he was falsely accused of a…

Is it a Crime to Grab Someone’s Arm?

20 Jun 2017

You can be charged with assault fro grabbing someone’s arm. It is a criminal offence in Canada to grab someone’s arm. You can be criminally charged…