Breaking and entering

The definition of breaking and entering can be found under Section 348 of the Criminal Code. What constitutes an offence is not the mere fact of entering an area without an authorization, but rather entering with the intent of committing a criminal act therein or also, entering and indeed committing a criminal act.It is not necessary to have knocked open a door or broken a window to be found guilty.

Read more

Although charged with break and entry, mischief and public mischief, she was not convicted

After a love affair that turned sour, a lady committed a break and entry (Section 348 (1)a)d) Criminal Code) when she broke a window of the residence of her former common-law husband (mischief according to Section 430 Criminal Code). The police arrested her and also charged her with public mischief (Section 140 Criminal Code) since she supposedly claimed the entry was done by another person. The lady hired our montreal

Read more

Although arrested for failure to comply with conditions of an undertaking, break and entry and conjugal violence, a client was released from prison

A client was already defended by our criminal lawyer in a case of conjugal violence and assault (Section 266 Criminal Code). He requested from our lawyer that his parole conditions be modified so that he could return to Montreal Island, which was initially forbidden for him.Afterwards, he was arrested once again and charged with break and entry (Section 348 1)b)d) Criminal Code) and failure to comply with the conditions of

Read more

A client is acquitted of charges of break and entry

Criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier was representing a client charged with break and entry (Section 348 (1) a) e) Criminal Code of Canada). He was specifically charged with breaking and entering into a building with the intent of committing a criminal offence therein. The client claimed he had never had the intention of stealing anything whatsoever .Two other accomplices were also charged, and one of them had already pleaded guilty when

Read more