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Do First Time Offenders Go to Jail?

Severity of Crime Generally, the type and nature of a crime have a significant impact on the likelihood of incarceration. A first time offenders with no criminal history and facing charges for a non-violent crime is less likely to receive jail time. More severe and/or...

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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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