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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...

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Defending Murder Charges Down to Manslaughter

When a human being is killed, it is always a serious criminal offence. In Canada, the charges generally fall under three main categories: murder, manslaughter, and criminal negligence causing death. In this post, we’ll discuss these categories and examine some of the...

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Attempt Murder Charges in Canada Explained

If you have been charged with attempt murder in Canada, it is important to seek legal advice from a defence lawyer as soon as possible. The consequences of a conviction can be severe, and you need an experienced criminal lawyer who can help you navigate the criminal...

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Fighting Manslaughter Charges in Canada – What to Know

Recently, there have been several high-profile cases where murder cases, either first degree or second degree murder, have initially been charged as manslaughter or vice versa. While the definition of murder may seem straightforward, legally, specific circumstances...

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The Difference Between 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Degree Murder

There is often confusion about what distinguishes first degree murder from other types of murder charges, such as second degree and manslaughter. The difference often comes down to intent and planning. This article will explain what is 1st, 2nd, and 3rd degree...

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What’s After Being Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

How Long is a Life Sentence in Canada? 25 years in jail followed by parole for life. What is a Life Sentence in Canada? What is a life sentence in Canada? A life sentence in Canada is 25 years in jail, to be served in a federal institution, and the remainder of the...

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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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