Juvenile criminal convictions can result in penalties, as well as a criminal record. In some cases, you may be able to appeal the juvenile court’s findings and attempt to obtain a different result in your case. In other cases, you may be able to apply for a review of the decision.

Wrongful convictions can occur when an eyewitness misidentifies a suspect. These misidentifications can occur for any number of reasons.

There is no disputing that a criminal conviction in Calgary can result in penalties, including fines and jail time, depending upon the offence. These penalties often depend on whether the offence is a summary conviction offence, as opposed to a more serious indictable offence.

Recent advancements in technology over the past several years have made social media websites more popular than ever. These popular sites, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, have revolutionized how people communicate and share their lives with one another.

The law defines prostitution as exchanging sexual services for money or some other form of compensation. Under the current version of the Criminal Code of Canada, prostitution is not explicitly prohibited. However, it is important to keep in mind that there are several criminal offences that relate to prostitution that can land you in hot water.

Retail theft, otherwise known as shoplifting, is a criminal offence in Calgary. Under the Criminal Code of Canada, a person can sustain a charge or conviction for shoplifting by taking something from a retail store without properly paying for it. More specifically, retail theft involves taking someone else’s property with the specific intent of permanently or temporarily depriving the rightful owner of that property.

Domestic violence covers a wide range of offences under the Criminal Code of Canada. Those offences can include both physical abuse as well as sexual abuse. Domestic violence cases often go to court, and a judge or jury decides the outcome. Not having legal representation in your corner throughout a domestic violence case can be a serious mistake.

Prescription fraud can take a variety of forms under the Criminal Code of Canada. In some cases, prescription fraud may involve a misrepresentation made by a patient to a pharmacist or doctor. In other cases, the fraud may involve dishonesty when obtaining drugs from a health care provider or engaging in “doctor shopping.”

Domestic violence laws under the Criminal Code of Canada exist for one purpose: to protect victims of abuse from dangerous situations and people. If you are found guilty or convicted of domestic violence in Calgary, a court could issue a restraining order or protective order against you.

Under the Criminal Code of Canada, in order for a judge to issue a warrant, including a search warrant, he or she must have probable cause. A police officer must also have probable cause to conduct a valid search.