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What Happens When You Get A Second DUI in Ontario?

The Importance of Fighting a Second DUI Any impaired driving charge can severely impact your personal freedoms. It can result in a criminal record, more severe sentencing, limit travel, increase insurance rates, and will at least temporarily suspend your driving...

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Should I Take a Plea Deal for an Impaired Driving Offence?

A plea deal can be tempting for an impaired driving offence. DUI charges are embarrassing, scary, and most people want them over with as soon as possible. A plea deal, however, is not a short term solution. In reality, it is often a mistake with serious long-term...

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What To Do The Day After Arrested for DUI?

The day after being arrested for a DUI is a tough one. There are a million questions up in the air about what to do next for your case, in your personal life, and even how you’ll get around. Too often, people are released without any real guidance on what to do next...

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Causes of Breathalyer False Positives

A breathalyzer is an essential tool in roadside alcohol tests. The concept is simple. You blow into the device, and it tests your blood alcohol content (BAC). If you breathe over the limit, 0.08 in Ontario, you’re facing a criminal offence. However, there are several...

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Can You Get A DUI In A Canoe?

Cottage season is in full swing, but this year, blackflies aren’t the only thing to worry about when going out on the lake. It’s pretty common for cottagers to enjoy a drink while paddling around casting off for some fish. However, if you get caught operating a canoe...

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Can You Be Charged For Impaired Driving With CBD Oil?

Canada’s legalization of marihuana is still in its infancy. The legal implications are still being worked out and courts are still interpreting the legislation. So many questions still remain. This includes how new drug laws and stricter regulations on driving while...

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Impaired Driving Law Changes in 2018 | Toronto DUI Lawyer

Impaired driving laws are get the biggest overhaul in years, and it’s not just in Toronto, but across the country. The biggest catalyst seems to be the proposed legalization of marijuana in 2018. As a result of the legalization of marihuana Provincial lawmakers are...

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Bail For Murder Charges in Toronto

Bail For Murder Charges in Toronto

In Toronto, bail is only granted in exceptional circumstances for those who have outstanding murder charges. In order to be considered for bail, you and your proposed sureties must meet certain conditions set out by the court. If you are unable to meet these conditions, you may be required to...

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Actual Cost of Sexual Assault Charges

Actual Cost of Sexual Assault Charges

Nobody wants to talk about the actual cost of sexual assault charges. Particularly when it comes to discussing the actual costs that serious sexual offences impose on the justice system. This is likely due, in part, to the fact that most people not involved in the criminal justice system don't...

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Drug Impaired Driving – The Best DRE Checklist

Drug Impaired Driving – The Best DRE Checklist

What Is a Drug Recognition Expert? A Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) is a police officer trained to scientifically identify if a person's ability to operate motor vehicle is drug impaired by or impaired by alcohol. They are scientifically trained to determine if a person is driving under the...

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