The Queen vs. The Defendant

Cases for Release and Bail

Cases in 2020

  • R. v. M.B.2020

    The client was charged with four counts of failing to comply with a protection order under the Protection Against Family Violence Act. I reviewed the disclosure and determined that there was no reasonable likelihood of conviction. I spoke with the prosecutor who agreed that there was no chance of success, and agreed to withdraw the charges. The client was left without a criminal conviction.

Cases in 2015

  • R. v. D.C.2015

    The client sought to have bail varied to allow for travel out of the jurisdiction and to allow for the probation officer's discretion relating to amendments to bail. The charges were serious. The Crown was opposed to the amendment. Ms. Karpa convinced the Judge to allow the amendments.

  • R. v. E.E.2015

    Client was charged with breaching a court order in relation to robbery matter. Ms. Karpa secured his release.

  • R. v. G.F.2015

    The client was charged with sexual interference with a minor. Despite there being warrants for the client'’s arrest on other matters, Ms. Karpa secured the client'’s release on bail.

  • R. v. L.M.2015

    The client was charged with numerous firearms related offences. Ms. Karpa secured his release with no case deposit.

  • R. v. S.M.2015

    The client was charged with multiple offences including possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, and firearms charges. Ms. Karpa secured the client'’s release with no cash bail and minimal conditions.

  • R. v. T.A.2015

    The client was charged with domestic assault. Ms. Karpa had the client's conditions amended so that they could return to the family home.

  • R. v. M.Y.2015

    The client was charged with assault against a spouse. The conditions prohibited the client from seeing the child of the relationship. Ms. Karpa had the client's conditions amended so that they could resume contact with the child.

  • R. v. J.G.2015

    The client was charged with aggravated assault. Ms. Karpa secured the client'’s release with no cash bail.

  • R. v. L.M.2015

    The client was charged with multiple counts of property related offences stemming from an alleged crime spree. Initially the Crown sought cash bail, but Ms. Karpa was able to put forth a compelling argument for release with no cash bail.

  • R. v. G.H.2015

    The client was charged with multiple counts of property related offences stemming from an alleged crime spree. Initially the Crown sought cash bail, but Ms. Karpa was able to put forth a compelling argument for release with no cash bail.

Cases in 2013

  • R. v. M.W.2013

    Ms. Karpa successfully argued at the Court of Queen's Bench that her client's curfew should be amended.

  • R. v. M.W.2013

    Client wanted bail condition amended and Ms. Karpa was successful in getting it amended for her client.