A client already having a criminal record receives an absolute discharge

Christos Karteris, a criminal lawyer working for Cormier Simard, was defending a client charged with possession of 47 grams of cannabis resin (Section 4 Controlled Drugs and Substances Act). This client already had a criminal record for impaired driving. Nevertheless, he wished to receive a discharge to avoid having problems with his employer. The client pleaded guilty to the drug possession charge. Mr Karteris had the client testify, and the

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Example of a case defended by Mr. Xavier Cormier: possession of narcotics

A client of Xavier Cormier, the criminal defense lawyer, was charged with possession of narcotics,cannabis.The client already had a history of similar issues, for which he had been convicted to pay a fine. Nevertheless, Mr. Xavier Cormier successfully reached an absolute discharge in this case by negotiating with the prosecutor and defending the client’s case in court. The client made a donation to the Bureau d'aide aux victimes d'actes criminels.Each

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