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How Does A Previous Criminal Record Affect Sentencing?

Having a criminal record can have a direct impact on your life, even after completing your sentence. A criminal record affects your future by making it more difficult to find employment, limiting travel, and restricting certain rights.  If you face another conviction...

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How Pardons For Marihuana Possession Convictions

Canada recently brought legislation to the House of Commons to make it easier and faster to get pardons for simple possession of marihuana convictions. In this article, we look at what this means and how it affects people with existing criminal records. This is one...

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How Long Does A Youth Criminal Record Last?

A criminal record can put a limit on your freedoms and your opportunities. For youth, that means putting a limit on your future. It’s no wonder that young offenders and their parents so often ask, “how long does a youth criminal record last?” In our Toronto Youth...

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Dispelling Toronto Youth Criminal Law Myths

The public understanding of Toronto Criminal Youth Law is rampant with myths and misunderstandings. There are a lot of variables and exceptions that make each case a little different. To truly understand what you, or your child, is facing it’s best to speak with a...

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How Will A Criminal Record Affect My Future?

Facing criminal charges in Toronto gives cause for immediate concerns. A conviction can mean a criminal record,  fines, or even jail time. Once the punishment has been served what is the future like with a criminal record? Toronto criminal lawyers we are very aware of...

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Diversion For Criminal Charges in Ontario

Diversion For Criminal Charges in Ontario

Many individuals facing criminal charges have questions about alternate methods of making up for the harm caused by their alleged crime instead of a prison sentence. In this post, we’ll examine what is meant by diversion, go through the diversion procedures and discuss who is eligible and what is...

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