Death threats

The offence of uttering threats to cause death or inflict bodily injuries is covered by Section 264.1 of the Criminal Code of Canada. This means to express to another person a threat to kill someone or cause them bodily injuries, destroy their property or kill/injure an animal that is their propertyIt is not essential that the threat be expressed directly to the victim for the crime to be done. Also,

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A client is acquitted on charges of uttering threats and using a firearm in a careless manner

A client of Mr.Luc Simard was charged with uttering death threats (Section 264.1 Criminal Code of Canada), using a firearm in a careless manner and storing a firearm in a careless manner (Section 86 (1) Criminal Code). The client pleaded not guilty to all these charges.During the trial, the Prosecutor examined the witnesses that were meant to establish the guilt of Mr. Simard’s client. Then Mr. Simard cross-examined these witnesses

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He received a discharge despite multiple charges of conjugal violence

In the Montreal district, a man was facing seven conjugal violence charges in four different cases. The defendant and the plaintiff were in the process of separating and were fighting over the division of their assets as well as custody of their two young children. One first issue had been resolved as an acquittal in exchange for a commitment to keep the peace. A second conflict occurred while their residence

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A foreign student is acquitted of imprisoning, assault and threats

A foreign student had been living common-law for some time. An incident happened within the couple regarding a conflict about his outings. The client was charged with taking his partner hostage (Section 279 (2) b) Criminal Code), assault (Section 266 b) Criminal Code) and threats (Section 264.1 (1) (3)b) Criminal Code) by the police. He hired Mr Christos Karteris to defend him.After reading the police report, our criminal lawyer decided

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A soldier charged with threats, mischief and wilful obstruction avoided getting a criminal record

After the Montreal police entered the residence of a soldier who was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, the latter faced five charges, including threats to destroy property (Section 264.1 (1) b) (3) b) Criminal Code), death threats, wilful obstruction of a peace officer (Section 129 Criminal Code) and mischief (Section 430 Criminal Code). He asked one of our criminal lawyers to defend him, in order to save his

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He is acquitted on charges of threatening an undercover policeman with a gesture

During an incident that occurred on the streets of Montreal, a client was arrested and  then charged with threatening an undercover policeman with a gesture of his hand. He seems to have made a gesture with his fingers imitating a pistol shooting at him. Charges of making a threat were laid in accordance with Section 264.1 (10a) (2) b) of the Criminal Code. After hearing his client's version and analyzing

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A threatening call to 911: he is charged with threats and mischief but avoids getting a criminal record

After a car accident for which he could not manage to find assistance from the police, an individual phoned 911 and threatened to kill someone. The police rushed to the location in order to arrest him. He was charged with making death threats (Section 264.1 (1) a) (2) b) of the Criminal Code) and mischief (Section 430(1) d) (4) b) of the Criminal Code).  He hired criminal lawyer Veronica Vallelonga who works in

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A client is acquitted on charges of assault with a weapon and uttering threats

Criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier was defending a client who was charged with having committed assault with a weapon (Section 267 a) Criminal Code of Canada) and having uttered threats (Section 264.1 (1)a) (2)b) Criminal Code) against her spouse. Therefore the charges concerned conjugal violence.Following her arrest, the police forbade the client from contacting her spouse or other members of his family. Mr. Cormier brought the case to Court quickly, in

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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 mischief and threats receives an absolute discharge

A client of criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier was charged with uttering death threats (Section 264.1 (1) a) (2) b) Criminal Code of Canada) and causing damage to a vehicle (Section 430 (1) a) (4) b) Criminal Code). The client pleaded guilty in Court.The Crown Prosecutor asked the Judge to fine the client. As for Mr. Cormier, he asked the Judge to grant the client an absolution, because the latter needs

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A client is acquitted on charges of uttering death threats

A client of criminal lawyer Luc Simard had been charged with death threats (Section 264.1 (1) a) (2) b) Criminal Code of Canada) in a case of domestic violence. Some meetings were held between the plaintiff and a social worker. Mr Luc Simard met with the prosecutor to discuss the case. Mr. Luc Simard provided a follow-up on the case with the office of the Prosecutor. The charges were finally

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A client of Mr. Cormier is acquitted on charges of uttering death threats

A client of Mr. Cormier, a criminal defense lawyer, had been charged by a lady of uttering threats to inflict death or bodily harm on her contrary to Section 264.1 of the Criminal Code of Canada. A criminal record could interfere with carrying out certain projects. Mr.Cormier contacted the prosecutor and offered to settle the case by means of a peace bond. After checking certain things, the prosecutor accepted Mr.

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A client is acquitted on a charge of uttering death threats or threats of causing bodily injury

A client of Mr. Cormier, a criminal defense lawyer, was charged with uttering death threats to a work colleague. The charge was based on Section 264.1 of the Criminal Code. During the trial, the plaintiff testified before the judge and repeated the threats of which he claimed to be a victim. Mr.Cormier counter-examined the plaintiff, in order to draw attention to the contradictions in his testimony and the factors influencing

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