Death threats

The offence of uttering threats to cause death or inflict bodily injuries is covered by Section 264.1 of the Criminal Code of Canada. This means to express to another person a threat to kill someone or cause them bodily injuries, destroy their property or kill/injure an animal that is their propertyIt is not essential that the threat be expressed directly to the victim for the crime to be done. Also,

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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 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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He is acquitted on charges of threatening an undercover policeman with a gesture

During an incident that occurred on the streets of Montreal, a client was arrested and  then charged with threatening an undercover policeman with a gesture of his hand. He seems to have made a gesture with his fingers imitating a pistol shooting at him. Charges of making a threat were laid in accordance with Section 264.1 (10a) (2) b) of the Criminal Code. After hearing his client's version and analyzing

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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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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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A client is acquitted on charges of assault with a weapon and uttering threats

Criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier was defending a client who was charged with having committed assault with a weapon (Section 267 a) Criminal Code of Canada) and having uttered threats (Section 264.1 (1)a) (2)b) Criminal Code) against her spouse. Therefore the charges concerned conjugal violence.Following her arrest, the police forbade the client from contacting her spouse or other members of his family. Mr. Cormier brought the case to Court quickly, in

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A client charged with domestic violence is acquitted, and a client charged with shoplifting receives a discharge

A client of Mr.Xavier Cormier had been charged with assault (Section 266 b) Criminal Code), death threats (Section 264.1 (1) a) (2) b) Criminal Code) and harassing telephone calls (Section 372(3) Criminal Code) in a case of domestic violence. Mr. Cormier gave the client counsel concerning respect for court commitments and procedures to follow. Mr.Cormier provided a follow-up on the case with the office of the Prosecutor. The charges were

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A client of Mr. Cormier is acquitted on charges of uttering death threats

A client of Mr. Cormier, a criminal defense lawyer, had been charged by a lady of uttering threats to inflict death or bodily harm on her contrary to Section 264.1 of the Criminal Code of Canada. A criminal record could interfere with carrying out certain projects. Mr.Cormier contacted the prosecutor and offered to settle the case by means of a peace bond. After checking certain things, the prosecutor accepted Mr.

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A client is acquitted on a charge of uttering death threats or threats of causing bodily injury

A client of Mr. Cormier, a criminal defense lawyer, was charged with uttering death threats to a work colleague. The charge was based on Section 264.1 of the Criminal Code. During the trial, the plaintiff testified before the judge and repeated the threats of which he claimed to be a victim. Mr.Cormier counter-examined the plaintiff, in order to draw attention to the contradictions in his testimony and the factors influencing

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