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    What’s the highest sentence for murder and manslaughter?

    In Canada, charges relating to the death of another individual generally fall under three categories: murder, manslaughter, and criminal negligence causing death. The classification of an offence will largely depend on the intent and mindset of the accused. Murder Charges Murder, as defined by the criminal code, is when the offender either: 1) means to cause the death of the other person; 2) means to cause bodily harm that he knows is likely to cause death, and is reckless as to whether death is caused of not; 3) means to cause death or bodily harm that he know is likely to result in death to one person, but ends up…

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    You Need A Strong Advocate When You Face Weapons Charges

    There is a wide range of firearm and weapons allegations and they are all very serious. If you have been charged with such an offence, you have to act timely to get reliable legal representation. You would want to work with a professional who will defend your rights with knowledge and full commitment to success. This is what you will get with Firearm & Weapons Offence Lawyer Hamilton. When you turn to us for legal assistance, you will have a skilled and experienced counselor helping you to achieve the best outcome given the specifics of your case. Our criminal lawyers have rich experience in the courtroom and in negotiations as well.…

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    DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE VS. INTOXICATED

    DUI is an acronym for “driving under the influence.” DWI stands for “driving while intoxicated,” or in some cases, “driving while impaired.” The terms can have different meanings or they can refer to the same offense, depending on the state in which you were pulled over.  In any case, DUI and DWI both mean that a driver is being charged with a serious offense that risked the health and safety of himself and others. They can apply not only to alcohol and recreational drugs but also to driving when your prescription drugs impair your abilities. It’s also important to understand that one is not worse than the other and that both can have a…

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    Best Attorney For Drug Crime in Hamilton

    Addiction is defined as a chronic, relapsing brain disease that is characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences. It is considered a brain disease because drugs change the brain; they change its structure and how it works. These brain changes can be long lasting and can lead to much harmful, often self-destructive, behaviour. Resulting In… failure to fulfill major role obligations; legal problems; social or interpersonal problems; dependence (addiction) What is a Drug? Any natural or manufactured substance—legal or illegal—that can alter the functioning of the brain and the body. Any drug related charge has serious ramifications and impact on your life.  If you’ve been charged with…

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    Murder, Attempted Murder and Manslaughter

    Murder, Attempted Murder and Manslaughter are some of the most serious offences you can be charged with. Mounting a strong defence against such charges requires a firm of solicitors with the specialist knowledge and experience needed to give you the best possible chance of securing a favourable outcome. Criminal Lawyer Hamilton has a large criminal defence team with decades of combined experience in defending clients accused of serious offences against the person. With the aid of experienced Barristers, we will mount a strong defence on your behalf. Murder Murder is defined in law as, when a person of sound mind unlawfully kills another person, with the intention to kill or…

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    What Happens When You Get A DUI In Canada

    If you’ve been convicted of driving under the influence (DUI), you should know that in Canada, DUI has been considered a Federal Criminal Offence since 1921. In Canada, the term impaired driving is used when referring to the criminal offence of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. A DUI offence is the most common type of criminal charge in the nation. It’s punishable under the Criminal Code if your blood alcohol level exceeds 80 milligrams of alcohol in one hundred millilitres of blood (.08). DUI Basics If an officer pulls you over and has reasonable grounds to suspect you are under the influence of alcohol within the last three…

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