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Brian Ross Criminal Defence Lawyer
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Most Parents Dread Being Called By the Police

It is late at night and your phone starts ringing. You pick up the phone and find yourself talking to a local law enforcement officer. They are calling to inform you that your adult child was arrested and has been detained for some criminal offence. They let you know that your...

Stalking Is a Criminal Offence Called Criminal Harassment

In today’s social media driven society, stalking is a growing concern for many people. We share a lot of personal information about ourselves on social media sites that others can often easily access without our permission. Aside from being stalked online through social media...

Why Consent Is Key to Sexual Assault Offences

Being charged with any sexual assault offence is a serious crime. If you are convicted and found guilty of the offence, not only can you face imprisonment, you can also have your reputation ruined for the rest of your life. Further, you can be placed on the Sexual Offender...

Avoid DUIs This Holiday Season with a Designated Driver

During the holiday season, the number of people charged with impaired driving and driving under the influence (DUI) offences increases significantly. Part of the reason for this increase is people do not plan ahead when heading off to holiday parties and celebrations.

Impaired Driving Offences Include Marijuana and Drugs

One common misconception many drivers have is that impaired driving offences only apply if one drinks and consumes alcoholic beverages. However, this is not true or accurate. The Criminal Code of Canada and Highway Traffic Act define impairment offences as those that limit or...

Why Youths Charged with Criminal Offences Need a Lawyer?

Youths, under the age of eighteen can be charged with criminal offences just like adults. They are bound by the same laws and held accountable for their actions when they commit a crime as defined in the Criminal Code of Canada. While the law, as governed by the Youth Criminal...

How Much Is Too Much to Drink?

It is not uncommon in impaired and drunk driving offences for the person behind the wheel to have felt that they were in complete control because they knew their limit on how much alcohol they could handle.  It is also not uncommon for the person to have felt that they were n...
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