Criminal Harassment

Xavier Cormier, a criminal defense lawyer, defends clients charged with criminal harassment and harassing phone calls. Criminal harassment is a criminal offence provided under Section 264 of the Criminal Code of Canada. The essential elements of criminal harassment are as follows: repeatedly following from place to place the other person or anyone known to them; repeatedly communicating with, either directly or indirectly, the other person or anyone known to them;

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A client acquitted on harassment charges laid by several neighbours

Several neighbours of one of criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier’s clients made complaints of criminal harassment to the police (Section  264 (1) (3) b) Criminal Code). After the Prosecutor studied the case, the client faced two cases: one criminal charge of harassing two neighbours, as well as a request for a peace bond filed by two other neighbours  (Section 810 Criminal Code). Not only the client did not admit committing the

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The Judge acquits a client charged with harassment

A client of criminal lawyer Veronica Vallelonga was charged with  harassment (Section 264 (3)a) Criminal Code). The plaintiff accused him of phoning him often and making threats against him. Both parties had a conflict over carrying out a contract. The defendant did not agree with the version of the plaintiff, denied harassing him and claimed he simply tried to collect his money. Mrs. Vallelonga first asked that there be a

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A client charged with assault, threats and harassment is acquitted

A client of criminal lawyer Luc Simard had been charged with assault (Section 266 Criminal Code of Canada), threats (Section 264.1 Criminal Code) and criminal harassment (Section 264 Criminal Code). This client was a foreigner dwelling outside the country. He pleaded not guilty to his charges.On the day of the trial, the plaintiff did not appear in Court. Therefore, the Prosecutor asked that the case be postponed to a later

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A client charged with domestic violence is acquitted, and a client charged with shoplifting receives a discharge

A client of Mr.Xavier Cormier had been charged with assault (Section 266 b) Criminal Code), death threats (Section 264.1 (1) a) (2) b) Criminal Code) and harassing telephone calls (Section 372(3) Criminal Code) in a case of domestic violence. Mr. Cormier gave the client counsel concerning respect for court commitments and procedures to follow. Mr.Cormier provided a follow-up on the case with the office of the Prosecutor. The charges were

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