FAMILY LAW • CRIMINAL DEFENCE • WILLS & ESTATES • MOTOR VEHICLE ACT
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Protection Orders are orders sought in family proceedings by intimate partners who have a fear for their personal safety based on the words or actions of their spouse that meets the legal definition of “family violence”. The first question that people should have is, what is “family violence”. When listening to the term, the image[…]
The legislation in family law is meant to preserve the family. For example, prior to filing for Divorce, it is my duty as a lawyer to advise a client of counseling services to allow for the possibility of reconciliation. The law relating to children does not focus on the interests of the parents but instead[…]
The fentanyl crisis that has caused hundreds of deaths in the last year has created headlines and forced a public response to deal with serious issue of drug addiction and shift our society’s mentality from punishment towards recovery. That leads me to my main point, namely the need for safe, secure and clean recovery houses[…]
For a long time, if you asked a lawyer what was going to happen to them in court they would use the words “probably” and “likely”. They will still use those words today, however last October the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) decided that trial judges should not depart from agreements made between Crown Counsel[…]
I am writing this blog to bring a sober look at the justice system, both in Criminal law and Family law. I have found that many people relate to the criminal justice system through media, whether through the news or through entertainment. As a result, there is a distortion between the public and the justice[…]