Assault & Other Violent Offence Cases 2013

R. v. D.N., 2013

Client was charged with domestic assault. Client received conditional discharge – no criminal record.

R. v. S.H., 2013

Criminal harassment and multiple breach of bail charges. Client had a prior criminal record. Crown sought jail. Judge agreed with Ms. Karpa and the client was sentenced to a conditional sentence and probation – no jail.

R. v. L.D., 2013

Client was charged with domestic assault. Ms. Karpa got the charge dropped for her client.

R. v. C.H., 2013

Client was charged with two sets of offences: (1) domestic assault causing bodily harm and breaches of bail conditions; and (2) uttering threats. All charges were withdrawn against the client. No convictions/no criminal record.

R. v. A.B., 2013

Client was charged with uttering threats and criminal harassment. The client received a peace bond and the charge was withdrawn. No conviction/no criminal record.

R. v. C.L., 2013

Client was charged with break and enter, assault, and uttering threats. Client received a term of probation with minimal conditions.

R. v. H.H., 2013

Client was charged with assaulting his wife. Ms. Karpa worked diligently to convince the Crown to drop the charge. No conviction/no criminal record.

R. v. D.M., 2013

Client was charged with domestic assault. The client received a peace bond and the charge was withdrawn. No conviction/no criminal record.

R. v. B.F., 2013

Client was charged with assaulting a young child. Client plead guilty and was sentenced to a short term of probation with minimal conditions.

R. v. G.B., 2013

Client was charged with assaulting his step son. The client received a peace bond and the charge was withdrawn. No conviction/no criminal record.

R. v. G.P., 2013

Client was charged with assault with a weapon and uttering threats. The client received a peace bond and the charge was withdrawn. No conviction/no criminal record.

R. v. R.S., 2013

Client was charged with assaulting his common law wife. Ms. Karpa negotiated a peace bond for the client. No conviction/no criminal record.

R. v. G.C., 2013

Client was charged with uttering threats and obstructing a police officer and causing a disturbance. The client entered into the Alternative Measures program. Upon completion of the program, the charges will be withdrawn by the Crown and the client will not have a criminal record.

R. v. B.M., 2013

Client was charged with obstruction of a police officer and causing a disturbance. The client entered into the Alternative Measures program. Upon completion of the program, the charges will be withdrawn by the Crown and the client will not have a criminal record.

R. v. S.H., 2013

Client was charged with extortion, uttering threats, criminal harassment, and breaches of bail conditions. Ms. Karpa was hired after the client had already plead guilty to the offences. The Crown wanted a jail sentence because of the seriousness of the offense and because of the client’s prior criminal record. With Ms. Karpa’s successful arguments the client did not receive a jail sentence.

R. v. C.P, 2013

Client charged with assault causing bodily harm from an allegation of a fight. Although the complainant sustained serious injuries including a fractured nose, Ms. Karpa successfully argued that her client should receive a conditional discharge. No conviction entered.

R. v. D.D., 2013

The client was charged with criminal harassment and uttering threats. The allegations arose in the context of social media communications. Ms. Karpa reviewed the case file and determined that there were significant issues with the Crown's case against the client. Ms. Karpa obtained a peace bond for the client, so that the client could walk away without a criminal record. The charges were withdrawn.

R. v. S.W., 2013

The client was charged with assault with a weapon (knife), uttering threats and simple assault. Ms. Karpa convinced the Crown to agree to resolve the matter by way of a peace bond. The client thus avoided a criminal record.

R. v. T.O., 2013

The client faced a charge of assault arising out of a domestic situation. The matter was resolved by way of a peace bond so that the client walked away without a criminal record. The charge was withdrawn.

R. v. S.N., 2013

Facing a charge of domestic assault, Ms. Karpa secured a peace bond for the client. The charge was withdrawn.

R. v. D.S., 2013

Allegations of assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon for a purpose dangerous, and carrying a concealed weapon (baton) were all dropped because of Ms. Karpa's vigorous defence of her client.

R. v. C.H., 2013

Client was charged with uttering threats. Ms. Karpa got the charge dropped. No criminal record.

R. v. S.P., 2013

The client was charged with obstructing a police officer. Ms. Karpa got the charge against the client withdrawn. No criminal record.