Plea bargaining

Plea bargaining is a common practice in Quebec penal judicial system.Here is an exemple of plea bargaining:A client of Xavier Cormier was charged with assault causing bodily harm (Section 267b) Criminal Code of Canada), assault with a weapon (Section 267b) Criminal Code), mischief exceeding $ 5,000 (Section 430(1)a)(3)a) Criminal Code) and possession of a weapon for the purpose of committing an offence (Section 88(2)a) Criminal Code). During the preliminary hearing,

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A client charged with mischief receives an absolute discharge

A client of criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier had been charged with mischief under $ 5,000 committed on an automobile vehicle (Section 430 (1) a) (4) b) Criminal Code of Canada). A criminal record would have interfered with the career of this client, who was a student. The client made a donation to a charity organization. Mr. Cormier and the Prosecutor suggested the Judge grant the client an absolute discharge, taking

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Although charged with break and entry, mischief and public mischief, she was not convicted

After a love affair that turned sour, a lady committed a break and entry (Section 348 (1)a)d) Criminal Code) when she broke a window of the residence of her former common-law husband (mischief according to Section 430 Criminal Code). The police arrested her and also charged her with public mischief (Section 140 Criminal Code) since she supposedly claimed the entry was done by another person. The lady hired our montreal

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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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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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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 mischief was acquitted

Criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier represented a client charged with mischief under $ 5,000 (Section 430 (1) a) (4) b) of the Criminal Code). This client had no criminal record and wished to avoid having one. According to the prosecutors, the client had been caught red-handed committing the offence. Mr. Cormier set a date for the trial. He took measures so that the damages would be reimbursed by the client and

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A client charged with theft and mischief receives an absolute discharge

A client of criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier had been charged with theft for a value not exceeding $ 5,000 (Section 334 Criminal Code of Canada) and doing mischief to property (Section 430 Criminal Code). On the day of the trial, Mr. Cormier negotiated with the Prosecutor. The client made a charity donation and then pleaded guilty to his charges. The lawyers suggested the Judge grant the client an absolute discharge.

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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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