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Criminal Law

Assault

Assault is the application or threat of intentional force to another individual without the consent of said individual.

Domestic Assault

Domestic assault uses the same base definition as assault but applies only to those assaults that take place within the context of a romantic relationship.

Drug Offences

According to the Controlled Drug and Substances Act, you cannot lawfully have prohibited drugs in your possession at any time.

Firearms & Weapons Offences

The Firearms Act and the Criminal Code legislate Canadian rules surrounding firearms and weapons.

Impaired Driving

Impaired driving is defined as operating or having control or care of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, drugs or a combination of both.

Internet Crimes

Internet crime, also known as “Cyber crime”, is a rapidly evolving area of Canadian law that involves offences committed through the use of computers and, more specifically, the internet.

Voyeurism

As our technological world advances so too does the concern that those technologies can be misused to secretly observe other people, whether that action is intentional or not.

Sexual Offences

Sexual offences refer to any intentional application of force that is sexual in nature or in circumstances that are sexual, without the consent of the other individual.

Theft And Fraud

Theft and fraud charges, also known as “property offences”, fall under two categories depending on the value of what has been allegedly stolen: theft and fraud under $5000 or theft and fraud over $5000.

Youth Criminal Justice

Offences committed by youths falling between the ages of 12 and 17 are governed by the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).

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