Many people in Calgary are unaware of the broad nature of Calgary's assault laws and the resulting ease with which people can find themselves charged with a serious criminal offence.
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As a dedicated Calgary defence lawyer, one of the most common charges I encounter is assault. Many of my clients come to me shocked that they have even been charged with a criminal offence, let alone something as serious as assault.
In Part 1 of this article, you learned that not only is everyone accused of a crime in Calgary and indeed, throughout Canada entitled to consult with an experienced defence...
In Part 1 of this article, you learned a fact that might have come as a bit of a shock: of all the crimes defined by Calgary law, more people...
Every year in Calgary, thousands of ordinary citizens who somehow find themselves charged with a criminal offence make a fateful and almost universally negative decision.
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The right to consult with a criminal defence lawyer is one of the pillars of Calgary's criminal justice system and the system throughout Canada.
Most people in Calgary, including those who find themselves charged with a criminal offence, consider themselves productive and law-abiding members of our society.