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How can I get my mischief charges dropped?

  If you have recently been charged with mischief, there is a chance that you can get your charges dropped through a pre-trial diversion program. Some pre-trial diversion options that can result in your mischief charges being withdrawn are the alternative measures program and mental health diversion. The alternative measures program may be a [...]

How can I get my mischief charges dropped? 2017-11-18T21:59:09+00:00

What are the best defences to a mischief charge?

The best defence to your mischief charge will depend entirely on the specific circumstances of your case. As such, in order to determine the best way to beat your mischief charge, you should contact one of our criminal defence lawyers as soon as possible. We will review all of the evidence that the Crown Prosecutor [...]

What are the best defences to a mischief charge? 2017-11-18T21:58:58+00:00

What is mischief?

In Canada, mischief is a criminal offence that refers to the wilful or reckless destruction of another person’s property, or the interference with another person’s property. Mischief is often the charge that will be laid following an act of vandalism. While the term ‘mischief’ might make it seem as though the offence is not a [...]

What is mischief? 2017-11-18T21:58:46+00:00

How can I get my possession of stolen property charges dropped?

If you have been charged with possession of stolen property, there may be some pre-trial resolutions available to you that will result in your charges being dropped or withdrawn. The best way to get your possession of stolen property charges withdrawn is to complete a diversion program like alternative measures, or a mental health [...]

How can I get my possession of stolen property charges dropped? 2018-04-13T14:30:11+00:00

What are the best defences to a charge for possession of stolen property?

While there are a number of excellent defences to a charge for possession of stolen property, the best defence for charges will depend heavily on the circumstances of your case. That being said, in order to find the best defence for your possession of stolen property charges contact one of our criminal defence lawyers [...]

What are the best defences to a charge for possession of stolen property? 2018-04-13T14:32:30+00:00

What is possession of stolen property?

In Canada it is a criminal offence to possess property that was stolen or otherwise obtained by crime. In order for you to be convicted of possession of stolen property, the Crown Prosecutor will need to prove: That you were in possession of property; That the property you possessed was obtained through crime; That [...]

What is possession of stolen property? 2018-04-12T13:55:46+00:00

How can I get my theft or fraud charges dropped?

If you have been charged with theft or fraud under $5000.00 and this is your first or second offence, you may still be able to secure a pre-trial resolution that will result in your charges being dropped. Specifically, if you are a first time offender charged with theft or fraud under $5000.00, there is [...]

How can I get my theft or fraud charges dropped? 2018-04-13T08:40:18+00:00

What are the best defences to fraud?

Because every case is unique, the best defence for your fraud charges will depend heavily on the circumstances of your offence, as well as the evidence that the Crown Prosecutor has against you. As such, if you have been charged with fraud, you should consult with a criminal defence lawyer immediately to find out [...]

What are the best defences to fraud? 2018-04-13T09:27:08+00:00

What is fraud?

Fraud is a dishonest act of deceit or falsehood that causes the victim some sort of financial loss, or that puts the victim at risk of some sort of financial loss. There are a number of different types of fraud in Canada, such as welfare fraud, credit card fraud, insurance fraud, bank, fraud, and [...]

What is fraud? 2018-04-13T09:28:58+00:00

What are the best defences to theft charges?

The best defence to your theft charge will depend heavily on the particulars of your offence and as such, you should review your disclosure with a lawyer to see what defences might be available to you. However, here are some commonly raised and effective defences that may be applicable in your circumstances: No Mens [...]

What are the best defences to theft charges? 2018-04-13T08:42:25+00:00