Sexual assault charge successfully challenged

An individual was summoned to appear in the Montreal Courthouse because of a complaint for sexual assault under Section 271 of the Criminal Code. He met with criminal lawyer Veronica Vallelonga to ask her to defend him. Mrs. Vallelonga represented this person during the appearance, pleaded not guilty and requested a copy of the evidence. Once she analysed the situation, she decided that the best strategy would be to question

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A client charged with sexual assault and sexual contact gets acquitted.

Lawyer Luc Simard was defending a client charged with sexual assault and sexual contact (Section 151 a) Criminal Code). A minimum sentence of imprisonment would have automatically been imposed on the defendant if he had been found guilty. The procedures in this case, which lasted approximately two years,included appearance before the Judge, the pro formas, the preliminary inquiry and then the trial. During the trial, two witnesses were heard for

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A client charged with sexual assault is freed of his charges

Mr. Xavier Cormier, a criminal defense lawyer, solved a case of sexual assault.The sexual assault charge was laid under Section 271 of the Criminal Code. Mr. Cormier, being aware that certain items of evidence were not available to the prosecuting lawyer, undertook negotiations with him. The charges laid against the client were dropped on condition that the client follow certain terms for a year. As a result of this agreement,

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Sexual assault

Cormier Simard law firm defend clients charged with sexual assault.Sexual assault may be described as sexual assault or contact to which the victim has not consented or for which he/she has not provided valid consent. Sexual assault is an offence that can involve a sentence of up to ten years of imprisonment according to Section 271 of the Criminal Code of Canada, unless the plaintiff chooses summary prosecution. The Criminal

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False charges

Regarding criminal law, some people stubbornly believe that a lawyer who knows that the client is guilty will plead in court that the client has not done anything wrong. This has nothing to do with reality. Criminal lawyers have a plethora of ways to defend a client they know is guilty without lying to the Judge: they can invoke the flimsiness of the evidence of the Prosecution, request cancelling part

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Despite a conviction for sexual assault, he avoided going to prison

An individual had committed sexual assault but charges were only laid a few years later. After the police interrogated him, criminal charges were finally laid against him in Montreal under Section 271 of the Criminal Code. He hired lawyer Luc Simard to defend him.  With this type of charges, it is not possible to serve the sentence at home (house arrest). After several negotiations with the Prosecutor, our criminal lawyer managed

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A client charged with sexual assault causing bodily harm avoids going to prison

Charges of sexual assault causing bodily harm had been laid on a client of Mr. Luc Simard (Section 272 (1) c) and (2) b) Criminal Code). The client acknowledged the facts, but wished to avoid a prison sentence.Therefore, Mr Simard requested the drafting of a pre-sentencing report that would explain to the Judge what type of person the client was. Then Mr Simard negotiated with the Prosecutor. They reached an

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A client is acquitted on charges of sexual assault and sexual touching

A client of criminal lawyer Luc Simard was charged with sexual assault (Section 271 (1) a) Criminal Code of Canada), of sexual interference with a child (Section 151 Criminal Code) and invitation to sexual touching (Section 152 Criminal Code). During the trial, the Prosecutor had his witnesses testify.Mr. Simard then cross-examined these witnesses in order to point out certain contradictions between their testimonies during the trial and the statements they

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