Find out why the Canadian government has decided to introduce new gun laws, how these laws are going to impact Canadians, and what you can do now if you have a restricted weapon.
Sexual offences against children attract harsher sentences than offences committed against adults. This fact was reinforced by the Friesen case, during which the Supreme Court of Canada called for tougher punishment for sexual violence against children. Table of content: History of child abuse ruling in Canada – The Friesen Case The Court of Appeal The […]
If you are accused of sexual assault in Canada, you may be allowed to tell the court about the sexual history between you and the complainant – but only in certain circumstances.
Firearms licence regulations are regulated under Firearms Act (Criminal Law Amendment Act) in Canada. All licensing and registration are managed by the RCMP’s Canadian Firearms Program (CFP). The licence can be refused or revoked if you are found to be unfit to hold a Possession and Acquisition Licence in Canada. To overturn this decision, you need to […]
Have you been charged with domestic violence? Below, we outline what you can expect over the coming days, weeks and months. If you need a lawyer to represent you, please contact us at Mickelson & Whysall Law Corporation. Domestic Assualt Case Process in Canada 1. Arrest The first thing that happens is that you will […]
If you engage in sexual activity, consent is really important. Consent means that someone gives permission for something to happen. If the other person does not consent, then it amounts to sexual assault. Canada has a broad definition of sexual assault and can include grabbing, kissing and rape. In general sexual assault means violating the […]
Mickelson & Whysall Law Corporation is pleased to announce that Joel Whysall Vancouver’s local lawyer has been recommended in the 2021 Doyles Guide as a leading criminal lawyer. Leading Criminal Lawyers from British Columbia in 2021 according to the Doyles Guide The Doyles Guide is a definitive guide to the best lawyers in countries such […]
How text messages and social media postings can support or harm your defence in sexual assault case?