Domestic violence

Xavier Cormier, a lawyer, represents clients charged with domestic violence.There is no offence called “domestic violence” per se provided in the Criminal Code. Cases of domestic violence are in fact various charges, such as assault, forcible confinement, threats, stalking, dangerous driving or others, in which there is or was a conjugal or sentimental type of relationship between the plaintiff and the defendant. The specific character of these cases means they

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According to an agreement, the driver’s license was cancelled for two years instead of four

In the Montreal district, a motorcycle operator was charged with driving dangerously for the public, under Section 249(1)a) (2)b) of the Criminal Code and not stopping his vehicle while being chased by a police officer in order to escape, under Section 249.1 (1) (2) b) of the Criminal Code. Using radar supervision on the side of the highway, a police officer aboard a motorcycle had read the motorcyle rider and

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He recovered his motorcycle that had been seized during a criminal investigation

After committing a certain action, an individual was arrested by the police in Montreal at the end of a long pursuit. When he was arrested, his motorcycle was seized. He was charged with dangerous driving (Section 249 Criminal Code), evading the police (Section 249.1 Criminal Code) and possession of narcotics. This client hired a criminal lawyer from our law firm to defend him. He wished to recover his motorcycle that

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Although charged with dangerous driving and mischief, he receives a discharge

An individual was arrested by the police after breaking a mail box and then driving away recklessly. He was charged with dangerous driving (Section 249 (1)a) and (2)b) of the Criminal Code) and mischief under $ 5,000 (Section 430 (1) a) and (4)b) Criminal Code). He hired a criminal lawyer from our firm, Mr Luc Simard. The client acknowledged the facts, but wished to avoid having a criminal record, given

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A client charged with impaired driving and dangerous driving is acquitted

A client of criminal lawyer Luc Simard had been charged with impaired driving (Section 253a) and 255(1) Criminal Code of Canada, refusal to take a breathalizer test or provide a blood sample (Section 254 (5) Criminal Code) and dangerous driving (Section 249 (1) a) (2) b) Criminal Code). Mr. Simard sent the Prosecutor’s Office a request under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms demanding stay of proceedings because of

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