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What is a Peace Bond?

Under section 810 of the Criminal Code of Canada, a person (called the complainant) can lay a peace bond against another person (called the defendant). A peace bond is a court order in the form of a signed promise that the defendant will obey certain rules for a...

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Statutory Rape in Canada

What is Statutory Rape? Statutory Rape in Canada is defined as any sexual contact with a person under the age of consent. This usually refers to an adults touching children for sexual purposes. What is the Age of Consent in Canada? Canada’s age of consent is 16 years...

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Pleading Guilty

Guilty Plea Clients often ask me if they should enter a guilty plea.  That question should be decided by the client and only the client.  An accused before the court should never feel pressure or duress to enter a guilty plea.  The law gives everyone a right to a...

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Sex Crimes – Further Reading

SOIRA - Sexual Offender Information Registry Act Due Process Must Always Trump Victims’ Rights in Sexual Assault Cases Why Did Jian Ghomeshi Have His Sexual Assault Charge Dropped for a Peace...

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