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Defending Allegations of Child Abuse

Defending Allegations of Child Abuse

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...

Definition of Sexual Assault and Consent in Canada

Definition of Sexual Assault and Consent in Canada

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...

Defending Motor Vehicle Homicide Charges

Defending Motor Vehicle Homicide Charges

Car accidents are always scary. If you are responsible for injuring or killing someone while you were driving, there will be legal consequences. Our Vancouver lawyers can help you defend a charge of motor vehicle homicide. Our primary aim will be to show that the...

Sexual Assault & The Age of Consent

If you engage in sexual activity with someone who is not of the age of consent, you could face sexual assault charges. Sexual activity has a broad meaning and can range from kissing to sexual intercourse. Understanding the age of consent In Canada, the legal age of...