Successes

The client faced a serious charge in relation to drinking and driving allegations. It was alleged that he intentionally failed to provide a roadside breath sample when ordered to do so by police.... Read More »
The client was found not guilty of possessing cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and possession of the proceeds of crime at the conclusion of a trial before judge and jury. Police had raided a... Read More »
All of the charges against Tyler MacDonald’s client were stayed after he established that his client’s right to a trial within a reasonable time, protected under s. 11(b) of the Charter of Rights... Read More »
With the last set of his charges dropped on the day of trial after a meeting between the Crown and his criminal defence lawyer, the client is free of any criminal charges or bail conditions for the... Read More »
The client’s 32-month nightmare came to an end when he was finally freed from jail after major criminal charges against him were dismissed in the middle of his jury trial. He and two co-accused... Read More »
Bail hearings are usually overseen by Justices of the Peace. These are people who may or may not have been lawyers, and may or may not even have a law degree. Nonetheless, their judicial powers are... Read More »
The client faced a charge of driving with a blood alcohol concentration of over 80 mgs of alcohol in 100 ml of blood. The Crown sought to prove the case by way of the breath sample results which... Read More »
The history of our judicial system is littered with wrongful convictions of innocent people based on eyewitnesses who got it wrong in identifying the accused person as the perpetrator of the crime... Read More »
Every good criminal defence lawyer knows that a case is won long before trial, through intense preparation and investigation of the evidence in order to figure out the best strategy for victory and... Read More »
For serious criminal charges, the prosecution proceeds by indictment. This means that the potential sentences that the accused person faces are much higher. But the possibility of a much lengthier... Read More »

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