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What are the Potential Sentences for a...

A domestic assault conviction carries serious consequences. Domestic Assault Charges  In our experience as Toronto Criminal Defence Lawyers, domestic assault charges are very common. Domestic assault charges are so common that there are, in fact, specialized courts that address criminal offences stemming from domestic violence incidents. These domestic matters are held together on specific days at specific times at Domestic Courts in downtown Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area.  Specialized Domestic Courts: Old City Hall- Domestic court every Monday and Wednesday at 2pm in courtroom 114 College Park-Domestic court Every Friday at 10am and 2pm in courtroom 505 2201 Finch Domestic Court every Monday and Wednesday at 2pm in courtroom 202 Newmarket- Domestic Court every Tuesday at 9:30 am in courtroom 102 What are the Potential Consequences of a Domestic Assault Conviction?  A finding of guilt for a domestic assault charge has serious repercussions for the…

19 May 2016

What is Sexual Consent?

12 May 2016

without clear consent sexual activity is sexual assault. Sexual consent is sexual behaviour that both parties consent to. While this may seem like an unequivocally  clear…

What is the Difference Between Criminal...

6 May 2016

What are Criminal Offences?   Different offences carry different consequences In the Canadian legal system, there are offences legislated under the Criminal Code of Canada and…

What is Carding?

28 Apr 2016

  New legislation will regulate controversial police carding practices.   Carding, also known as police checks, is the police practice of arbitrarily and randomly stopping an…

What is TAVIS?

25 Apr 2016

TAVIS  is Toronto Anti-Violence Strategy TAVIS employs controversial practices to decrease violent crime in Toronto. TAVIS is a provincially-funded, Toronto wide initiative led by the Toronto…

How to Get a Non-Conviction Suppressed From...

14 Apr 2016

  Non-conviction information could be revealed during a Police Record Check   An individual may wish to have their non-conviction record suppressed. During the application process…

Is it a Crime Not to Report a Crime in...

12 Apr 2016

Under section 22 of the Criminal Code of Canada, if an individual has an awareness of a crime because they have witnessed the crime or have been told that the…