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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A weapon and ammunition negligently stored but he avoids having a record

The police arrested an individual on the highway for a Highway Safety Code offence. The police officer immediately noticed a hunting rifle lying on the back seat, and then found ammunition on the front seat. The individual was charged with carrying and storing a weapon and ammunition in a negligent manner (Section 86 of the Criminal Code). He hired Mr Xavier Cormier in Montreal to defend him.After our criminal lawyer

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A client was acquitted of assault and was allowed to keep his firearms license

A client of the Cormier Simard law firm had been arrested for assault following a marital dispute (Section 266 b) Criminal Code). After the beginning of legal procedures, an application for firearms possession prohibition order was signified to him (Section 111 Criminal Code). The client wished to keep his firearms license in order not to limit his professional future. The client also denied the charges. Two Prosecutors were assigned to

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Firearm Possession Prohibition | Notice of License Revocation

The Crown has two main recourses when it wishes to prohibit a citizen from possessing firearms: it can present a preventive application prohibiting the possession if firearms before the Court of Quebec (Section 111 Criminal Code), or send a notice of firearm license revocation to the citizen. The Judge shall determine, after hearing any relevant evidence submitted, whether there is sufficient reason to believe it is necessary to prohibit the

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A client charged with careless storage of firearms and possession of a restricted weapon is acquitted

The Cormier Simard criminal law firm was representing a client charged with careless storage of firearms and possession of a restricted weapon (Sections 86 & 91 of the Canadian Criminal Code). While analyzing the police report, Mr. Cormier found weaknesses in the evidence, namely the client’s lack of control on the firearms. The case was called to trial twice. Mr. Cormier finally convinced the Prosecutor to withdraw all the charges,

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A client may keep his firearms and his firearm possession permit

Criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier defended a client who risked losing his right to own firearms. The firearms officer had submitted an application for an order prohibiting this person from possessing any firearms by virtue of Section 111 (1) of the Criminal Code of Canada.The Crown Prosecutor had some witnesses testify and submitted documentary evidence that was meant to prove that it would not be desirable for anyone’s safety that the

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Firearms

The following are a few of the criminal offences related to firearm possession. There are numerous other criminal offences related to firearms and this text does not cover them all.StorageFirearm storage that does not comply with the Storage, Display, Transportation and Handling of Firearms by Individuals Regulations constitutes a criminal offence (Section 86 (2) Criminal Code). This offence is liable to a maximum sentence of two years imprisonment for a

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