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What Are Your Rights If You Are Arrested or Detained

If you have been arrested or detained, it is essential to know your rights with the police. This post will discuss your constitutional rights upon arrest according to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. We will examine how a Toronto criminal defence lawyer...

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What Are The Actual Limits To Self-Defence Against an Assault?

Self-defence does not provide carte-blanche to use as much force as a person wants. The concept is often misunderstood, and this misunderstanding can lead to criminal charges. In this article, we take a look at what self-defense actually includes in Canada. “As Much...

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Criminal Harassment in Canada

Criminal Harassment in Canada

Criminal harassment is a criminal offence under the Criminal Code of Canada. It is also sometimes referred to as "stalking." Criminal harassment involves engaging in repeated, unwanted behaviour toward someone that causes that person to fear for their safety or for someone they know. Given that...

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Can Police Enter House Without a Warrant?

Can Police Enter House Without a Warrant?

Enter House Without Warrant In most cases police require a warrant to enter your house. However, police are allowed to enter your house without a warrant in certain situations, such as when they have reason to believe that there is an emergency inside. There are also other very limited...

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