Shoplifting: how long do procedures last?

The length of procedures for charges of shoplifting in the Montreal Muncipal Court can vary. The following are some of the steps individuals charged with shoplifting have to go through:1) The police gives or mails the person a document summoning them to fingerprinting and a Court date. Fingerprinting and the appearance in Court should take place no later than a few weeks following arrest for shoplifting.2) After first appearing in

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Shoplifting

Mr. Xavier Cormier, a criminal lawer, defends clients charged with shoplifting. Shoplifting is theft as defined by Sections 322 and 334 of the Criminal Code of Canada, and can incur a sentence going as far as imprisonment. It is possible to defend oneself against a shoplifting charge in certain situations. The evidence adduced in support may be insufficient or the police’s gathering of evidence may be tainted with violations of

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