A client receives a discharge despite his past jail sentence

In the Montreal district, an individual was charged with harassment, under Section 264(1)(3)b) of the Criminal Code, communicating repeatedly by means of telecommunications, under 372(3)(4)b) of the Criminal Code and uttering threats to cause bodily injuries under Section 264.1(1)a)(2)b) of the Criminal Code. Under the influence of alcohol, the defendant had made several consecutive phone calls to another occupant of the housing complex of his lady friend. The conversations, which

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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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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 client is acquitted on charges of criminal harassment and assault

A client of criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier was charged with criminal harassment (Section 264 (1) (3) b) Criminal Code of Canada) and assault (Section 266 b) Criminal Code). Mr. Cormier did a follow up on the case and had numerous discussions with the Prosecutor. He and the Prosecutor finally agreed that the charges would be dropped, if the client signed a one year peace bond. Therefore, Mr. Cormier’s client was

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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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Charged with sexual assault and threats, he was released on bail

A warrant was issued against a client charged with several serious offences: sexual contact (Section 151 of the Criminal Code), solicitation of sexual contact (Section 152 of the Criminal Code), sexual assault causing bodily injuries and threats of death or bodily injuries (Section 264(1)a)(2)a) of the Criminal Code). The actions subject to charges supposedly took place over a period of about 7 years. The Prosecutor asked the Judge to keep the defendant detained during

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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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