Recent Cases:

R v J.A. 2017
J.A.'s criminal charges of Theft Under $5,000 and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime were withdrawn at the 1000 Finch Avenue West courthouse.  No criminal record. 

R v A.V. 2017
Client's charges of Impaired Driving and Over 80 were withdrawn at the request of the crown.  No criminal record.

R v H.C. 2017
H.C. was charged with one count of Domestic Assault following a dispute with his former girlfriend.  Given his lack of a criminal record, the crown was offering my client a conditional discharge upon a plea to the assault charge.  Shortly after H.C. retained our office we conducted our own investigation which raised concerns as to the complainant's version of events.  Eventually the charge was withdrawn unconditionally.  No guilty plea.  No jail.  No criminal record.   

R v B.P. 2017
Client's charges of Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle, Assault with Weapon (x2) and Uttering Threats (x2) were withdrawn at the request of the crown.  No jail.  No driving prohibition.  No criminal record.

R v L.T. 2017
Client's charges of Sexual Assault (x2) were withdrawn at the 2201 Finch Avenue West courthouse.  No jail.  No criminal record.

R v A.G. 2017
Client's criminal charge of Assault Causing Bodily Harm was withdrawn at the Old City Hall courthouse.  No jail.  No criminal record.  

R v M.C. 2017
My client was charged with Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle Causing Bodily Harm (x5) following a serious multi-vehicle head-on collision.  Despite the lack of a criminal record, the crown was seeking incarceration, a driving prohibition and criminal convictions upon resolution.  Accordingly, a four-day trial was set.  Resolution discussions with the crown were ongoing in the months leading up to the trial.  Eventually, the crown agreed that there were serious triable issues in the matter.  M.C. entered a plea of guilt to one count of Careless Driving pursuant to Section 130 of the Highway Traffic Act (6 demerit points and insurance premium increase).  The criminal charges were withdrawn.  No jail.  No driving prohibition.  No criminal record.       

R v T.M. 2017
Client's Theft Under $5,000 charge withdrawn at the request of the crown.  No criminal record. 

R v S.M. 2017
My client was charged with domestic assault stemming from a physical altercation with his boyfriend.  A criminal record would have had a devastating impact on his career and his ability to travel.  Following successful resolution discussions with the crown and a comprehensive plan of rehabilitation, the charge was withdrawn.  No criminal record. 

R v S.A. 2017
My client's charge of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (Under $5,000) was withdrawn in Scarborough court.  No criminal record.

R v T.M. 2017
T.M.'s charges of Theft Under $5,000 (x2) and Uttering Death Threats (x4) were withdrawn at the request of the crown.  No jail.  No criminal record.

R v J.L. 2017
My client's charges of Assault (x2) were withdrawn at the request of the crown.  No criminal record.

R v A.S. 2017
A.S. was charged with Assault, Assault with a Weapon and Assault Causing Bodily Harm stemming from a fight at a house party.  There were two other co-accused.  My client was alleged to have struck the complainant in the head with a bottle while he was kicked on the ground by the other defendants.  Despite the lack of a criminal record, the crown initially sought a jail term of 90 days.  The crown was reluctant to withdraw the charges and a three-day trial was scheduled.  As the trial dates approached, the crown attorney finally agreed with our position that there was no reasonable prospect of conviction.  Accordingly, the charges were withdrawn and the trial dates vacated.  No jail.  No criminal record. 

R v M.T. 2017
M.T. was charged with Domestic Assault stemming from an incident with the mother of his children.  Our office was successful in persuading the crown that M.T. was of outstanding character and that the credibility of the complainant was a serious issue.  Eventually the charge was withdrawn.  No criminal record. 

R v M.H. 2017
My client's charges of Criminal Harassment, Indecent Phone Calls and Mischief to Data were withdrawn in Newmarket court.  No criminal record. 

R v R.F. 2017
My client was charged during a raid on a Toronto Marijuana Dispensary by the Toronto Police Service (Project Claudia).  Successful resolutions were conducted with the crown and eventually his charges of Possess Marijuana for the Purpose of Trafficking (x2) and Possess Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000 were withdrawn.  No jail.  No criminal record.   

R v T.C. 2017
My client's charge of Utter Forged Document was withdrawn at the request of the crown.  No criminal record. 

R v A.M. 2017
Client's domestic assault charge was withdrawn at the request of the crown on the morning of trial.  No criminal record.

R v J.S. 2017
My client was charged with Theft Under $5,000 in relation to an alleged theft throughout the course of her employment (breach of trust).  J.S. maintained her innocence from the very beginning.  Given the quantum of the alleged theft as well as the fact that it was a breach of trust, the crown was reluctant to withdrawn the charge throughout the course of resolution discussions.  A trial date was set.  On the morning of trial I met with the crown and persuaded him that the evidence was weak.  Accordingly, the charge was withdrawn as there was no reasonable prospect of conviction.  No criminal record. 

R v A.C. 2016
My client's charge of Domestic Assault was withdrawn at the Bradford courthouse.  No criminal record.

R v G.A. 2016
Client's charge of marijuana possession (3 ounces) was withdrawn in the Newmarket courthouse.  No criminal record. 

R v L.D. 2016
My client's charge of Domestic Assault was withdrawn at the Old City Hall courthouse.  No criminal record. 

R v T.B. 2016
My client and another individual were charged with Break & Enter (dwelling) following an evening of drunken debauchery.  Over $2,500 worth of goods were stolen from the victim's condominium, including cell phones, laptops, purses and credit cards.  The evidence against my client was very weak and the crown agreed that it did not have a reasonable prospect of conviction.  The charge was eventually withdrawn.  No jail.  No criminal record.       

R v M.V. 2016
M.V. and his co-accused were charged with Theft Over $5,000 stemming from an alleged breach of trust with their former employer.  The allegations involved the theft of almost $10,000 worth of merchandise.  My client maintained his innocence from the very beginning.  Upon being retained our office interviewed several defence witnesses and put forward a strong defence, should the matter have proceeded to trial.  The crown was initially reluctant to withdraw the charges and accordingly a 7-day trial was scheduled.  Eventually, the crown took a closer look at the difficulties with their case in addition to the strong exculpatory evidence disclosed by the defence.  The charge was withdrawn and the trial dates were vacated.  No jail.  No criminal record. 

R v S.K. 2016
My client's Domestic Assault charge was withdrawn at the College Park courthouse at the request of the crown.  No criminal record. 

R v A.S. 2016
Client's charge of Failure to Comply with Probation was withdrawn at the request of the crown.  No criminal record. 

R v D.M. 2016
My client received an Absolute Discharge for Assault Causing Bodily Harm (victim received six stitches).  No jail.  No conviction.  No probation.

R v W.N. 2016
Client's charges of Uttering Death Threats (x2) were withdrawn at the request of the crown.  No criminal record.

R v C.T. 2016
My client was charged with Assault and Break & Enter (dwelling) following a messy New Years Eve celebration.  Upon being retained our office was successful in persuading the crown that there was a very small prospect of conviction in the matter.  Eventually, both charges were withdrawn.  No jail.  No criminal record.   

R v S.R. 2016
S.R. was charged with committing an Indecent Act.  A civilian purportedly observed him fondling his genitals in public.  The credibility and the reliability of the complainant's observations were a serious issue.  Following successful resolution discussions, the charge was eventually withdrawn.  No criminal record. 

R v R.T. 2016
Client's charge of marijuana possession was withdrawnNo criminal record.

R v C.W. 2016
My client was charged with Mischief Under $5,000 after an allegation that he caused $700 worth of damage to a parked car while intoxicated.  A criminal record would have had devastating consequence's to his livelihood.  Upon retaining our office and completing a comprehensive plan of rehabilitation the crown agreed to withdraw the charge.  No criminal record. 

R v A.C. 2016

A.C. was charged with Assault with a Weapon and Mischief Under $5,000 stemming from a serious road rage incident.  A finding of guilt would have carried devastating consequences to my client's livelihood and his ability to travel to the United States.  Eventually, the crown agreed to withdraw both criminal charges.  No jail.  No criminal record.

R v T.V. 2016
My client was charged with Domestic Assault (x2) and adamantly denied the allegations.  The alleged victim denied that any assaults took place and the only inculpatory evidence was from two civilian witnesses who purported to observe the assaults through the rear-view mirrors of their vehicles on a Toronto highway.  Successful resolution discussions were conducted with the crown who agreed that there was no reasonable prospect of conviction.  The charges were withdrawn.  No criminal record.   

R v B.T. 2016
B.T. was charged with Assault with a Weapon and Assault Causing Bodily Harm following a domestic dispute.  The injuries were serious and the complainant required stitches.  Extensive pretrial discussions were conducted on this matter and eventually both charges were withdrawnNo jail.  No criminal record.

R v J.K. 2016
My client was charged with Assault and Choking, both very serious charges under the Criminal Code of Canada.  This was a domestic matter.  Upon being retained, our firm created and implemented a comprehensive plan of rehabilitation which satisfied the crown that this was an isolated incident which was out of character for J.K.  Eventually both of the criminal charges were stayed by the crown.  No jail.  No guilty plea.  No criminal record. 

R v C.C. 2016
C.C. was arrested and charged as a result of a landlord-tenant dispute.  He was alleged to have caused substantial damage to the property in question.  Upon being retained, our office attended Newmarket court for C.C. and negotiated an acceptable resolution from the client's perspective.  Several court appearances later, his criminal charge of Mischief Under $5,000 was withdrawn.  No criminal record.

R v A.C. 2016
A.C. was charged with Theft Under $5,000 (x3) in related to an alleged shoplifting ring involving luxury items from several Toronto malls.  The losses were in the thousands of dollars.  The evidence was weak.  The crown refused to withdraw the charges and accordingly a trial date was scheduled.  On the morning of trial, all the charges were withdrawn.  No jail.  No criminal record.   

R v M.C. 2016
My client was charged with Assault Peace Officer and Public Intoxication following an incident at a Toronto Blue Jays game at the Rogers Centre.  Following successful resolution discussions and a comprehensive plan of rehabilitation, the charges were withdrawn.  No criminal record.

R v L.T. 2016
L.T. was charged with Mischief Under $5,000 after an evening of heavy drinking in downtown Toronto.  It was alleged that he caused damage inside the premises of a bar on Front Street.  A criminal record would have had devastating consequences for his career.  Resolution discussions with the crown were successful and after restitution was paid to the establishment, the charge was withdrawn.  No criminal record.

R v P.O. 2016
My client was charged with domestic assault stemming from an altercation with his girlfriend.  Following a comprehensive plan or rehabilitation and successful resolution discussions, the charge was eventually withdrawn.  No criminal record.

R v H.B. 2016
H.B. was charged with four counts of domestic assault stemming from an altercation with his wife.  The crown was reluctant to withdraw the charges and a trial date was set pursuant to my client's instructions.  On the morning of the trial date the four assault charges were withdrawn.  No jail.  No criminal record. 

R v C.F. 2016
My client was charged with Assault, Mischief Under $5,000 and Uttering Threats following a heated altercation at a Toronto bar.  C.F. had represented himself in court on numerous occasions prior to retaining our office.  Following successful resolution discussions and a comprehensive plan of rehabilitation, the charges were withdrawn.  No criminal record.    

R v K.S. 2016
K.S. was charged with Possession of Marihuana (two ounces) for the purpose of trafficking after he was detained by the police and arrested in a parking lot.  A criminal record would have had devastating consequences for his livelihood.  Successful pretrial discussions were conducted with the crown attorney's office and the charge was eventually withdrawn.  No jail.  No criminal record. 

R v E.C. 2016
My client's shoplifting charge (Theft Under $5,000) was withdrawn at Old City Hall court.  No criminal record.

R v S.I. 2016
My client's Careless Driving charge was withdrawn on the morning of trial. 

R v S.S. 2016
My client's charge of Break & Enter (dwelling) was withdrawn on the morning of trial in Scarborough court.  No criminal record.

R v J.G. 2015
J.G. was charged with assault (x2), uttering death threats and criminal harassment after his ex-girlfriend made a complaint to the police.  He adamantly denied the allegations.  Our objective was to persuade the crown to withdraw the charges unconditionally otherwise we would be setting a trial date.  Given the seriousness of the allegations the crown was reluctant to drop the charges and insisted on a guilty plea.  Trial dates were set.  Following a 2-day trial, my client was acquitted of all charges as the Judge concluded that the complainant was an incredible witness due to a lengthly cross-examination.  No jail.  No criminal record.  Full vindication. 


R v J.D. 2015
My client was charged with assaulting her boyfriend after a night of drinking in a Toronto bar.  A criminal record would have carried devastating consequences as she travelled to the United States often for work.  Following successful resolution discussions with the crown, the charge was withdrawn.  No criminal record. 

R v B.K. 2015
My client was charged with Mischief Under $5,000 after he caused damage to a vehicle during a road rage incident.  The damages were in the thousands of dollars.  Following succesful resolution discussions with the prosecutor, an amount of restitution was paid and the charge was withdrawn.  No guilty plea.  No criminal record.      

R v J.V. 2015
Client charged with Failure to Comply with Recognizance (x14), Assault, Assault with Weapon, Mischief Under $5,000, Uttering Threats and Weapons Dangerous was released on bail. 

R v P.B. 2015
My client was charged with Forcible Confinement after an incident at his condo.  He adamantly denied the allegation.  P.B. frequently visited the United States during the course of his employment and a finding of guilt would have had a devastating effect on his livelihood.  Following successful resolution discussions with the crown, the charge was withdrawn.  No criminal record.   

R v S.M. 2015
S.M. was charged with domestic assault after an incident at his home.  Our office conducted an investigation and provided the crown with additional witness statements that the police neglected to take.  As a result, the crown conceded that they would have had a difficult time proving the charge beyond a reasonable doubt at trial.  Accordingly the charge was withdrawn.  No criminal record. 

R v Z.B. 2015
My client was charged with Break & Enter (dwelling) after his fingerprints were found at the scene of the incident.  Following successful resolution discussions the crown agreed to withdraw the charge.  No jail.  No criminal record. 

R v V.J. 2015
V.J. was charged with assault (x2) and choking stemming from a domestic incident.  Despite the fact that he had no criminal record, V.J. was facing jail time given the seriousness of the allegations.  The crown was of the position that they had a reasonable prospect of conviction given the evidence.  V.J. maintained his innocence from the very beginning and a trial date was set.  After a 3-day trial, the Court concluded that the complainant was not a credible witness and that the crown had failed to prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt.  V.J. was acquitted of all charges.  No jail.  No criminal record.  Full vindication. 

R v K.N. 2015
My client's charges of Fraud Over $5,000 and Trafficking Proceeds of Crime were withdrawn at the request of the crown.  No jail.  No criminal record. 

R v M.T. 2015
My client's charge of Criminal Harassment was withdrawn after the crown agreed that there was no reasonable prospect of conviction in the case.  No jail.  No criminal record. 

R v K.C. 2015
Client's charge of Mischief Under $5,000 was withdrawn by the crown after the client completed a Road Rage course and paid restitution for the damage caused.  No criminal record.

R v F.H. 2015
My client's charges of Obstruct Peace Officer, Theft Under $5,000 and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime were withdrawn at the request of the crown attorney.  No criminal record.

R v R.H. 2015
Possession of methamphetamine/cannabis and failure to comply with probation (x2) charges were withdrawn at the request of the Federal crown attorney.  No jail.  No criminal record.  

R v A.C. 2015
My client's charge of Mischief Under $5,000 (Criminal Code section 430) was withdrawn.   No criminal record. 

R v L.C. 2015
Client's charge of Break & Enter (non-dwelling) was withdrawn.  No jail.  No criminal record.

R v M.B. 2015
Client's charge of Assault Causing Bodily Harm was withdrawnNo jail.  No criminal record. 

R v C.S. 2015
C.S. was charged with Possession of a Schedule I Substance (methamphetamine), Possession of a Schedule II substance (hashish) and Failure to Comply with Recognizance (x2) after the police entered and searched his home one evening in the absence of his consent, a search warrant or any exigent circumstances.  The charges were eventually withdrawnNo jail.  No criminal record.        

R v S.C. 2015
My client was charged with Failure to Comply with Recognizance after he was allegedly caught breaching the terms of his curfew.  Following extensive resolution discussions and a comprehensive plan of rehabilitation, the charge was withdrawn at the request of the crown.  No criminal record.   

R v B.M. 2015
Client's charge of Assault Causing Bodily harm was withdrawn on the date of trial.  No criminal record.      

R v M.P. 2015
My client was charged with assault causing bodily harm stemming from a physical altercation in a Toronto night club.  The complainant suffered serious injuries and was also charged as a result of allegations from earlier in the evening.  Resolution discussions lasted nearly a year and eventually the charge was withdrawn.  No jail.  No criminal record.  


R v S.C. 2015
My client's charges of assault (x2),  assault with weapon and sexual assault were withdrawn at the request of the crown.  Our office was successful in persuading the crown that there was no reasonable prospect of conviction in the matter.  No jail.  No criminal record. 

R v U.Z.
2015
My client was charged with assaulting and sexually assaulting his former wife during the breakdown of their marriage.  Upon being retained, Michael conducted extensive resolution discussions with the crown that eventually led to the withdrawal of both criminal charges.  No jail.   No criminal record.       

R v N.A. 2015
My client's shoplifting charge (theft under $5,000) was withdrawn at the Old City Hall courthouse.  No criminal record. 

R v F.F. 2015

F.F. was charged with assault stemming from an altercation with a stranger in his residence.  He was also accused of resisting arrest when he was eventually approached by the police.  Following successful resolution discussions and a comprehensive plan of rehabilitation, the charges were withdrawn.  No criminal record.

R v H.Y. 2015
My client was charged with assault (x6), uttering threats and mischief under $5,000 in relation to series of alleged incidents.  Throughout the course of resolution discussions the veracity of the complainant's allegations were brought into question.  All charges were eventually withdrawn.  No criminal record.

R v T.I. 2014
T.I was charged with assault and assault with a weapon following a physical altercation with a coffee shop employee.  Despite the strong evidence against my client the charges were eventually withdrawn by the crown.  No criminal record.               

R v J.S. 2014
J.S. was charged with two counts of assault following a messy breakup with his former girlfriend.  There were two female complainants in this matter.  Following successful resolution discussions with the crown, both charges were eventually withdrawn.  No criminal record.   

R v D.D. 2014
My client was accused of shoplifting following a visit to the optometrist with her family.  My client maintained her innocence from the very beginning of the investigation.  As a result of successful resolution discussions, the crown agreed that there was no reasonable prospect of conviction, given the lack of evidence.  The charge of theft under $5,000 was withdrawn.  No criminal record.     

R v T.S. 2014
T.S. was charged with possession of MDMA at a Toronto electronic dance music festival.  After retaining the firm, the charge was withdrawn on the client's first court appearance.  No criminal record.   

R v T.V. 2014
T.V. was charged with two counts of assault stemming from a series of incidents with his ex-girlfriend.  Alcohol was a factor.  Throughout the course of resolution discussions my client completed an extensive plan of rehabilitation and the crown agreed to withdraw the charges.  No criminal record. 

R v O.B. 2014
My client was charged with Failure to Comply with Recognizance and Obstruct Peace Officer after a Toronto Police Officer was refused entry into his residence without a warrant, or any legal justification for that matter.  Following extensive resolution discussions the crown finally agreed to withdraw the charges on the basis that there was no reasonable prospect of conviction.  No criminal record.

R v S.L. 2014
My client's charges of Fraud Over $5,000, Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime and Laundering Proceeds of Crime were withdrawnNo criminal record.

R v M.M. 2014
M.M. was charged with Possession (marihuana) for the Purpose of Trafficking after the police entered his apartment without his consent.  There were no exigent circumstances and no search warrant.  As a result, the crown acknowledged that there was no reasonable prospect of conviction and the charge was withdrawn.  No criminal record.  

R v R.C. 2014
My client was charged with domestic assault after his partner called the police to report an altercation.  The crown was seeking a suspended sentence and probation, which would have resulted in a criminal conviction.  My client denied any wrongdoing and the veracity of the complainant's allegations were contested.  Following resolution discussions with the crown, the charge was withdrawn.  No criminal record. 

R v D.Y. 2014
My client was charged with assault stemming from an altercation with his girlfriend after a night of heavy drinking.  Following extensive resolution discussions with the crown and a comprehensive plan of rehabilitation, the charge was withdrawn.  No criminal record. 

R v T.P. 2014
My client was wrongfully accused of assaulting a police officer in the Toronto Entertainment District.  The Crown would not agree to withdraw the charges but eventually offered my client an Absolute Discharge.  After a four-day trial, my client was found not guilty of Assault Peace Officer and Obstruct Peace Officer.  No criminal record. 

R v R.M. 2014
My client's charge of Personating Peace Officer was withdrawn on the morning of trial.  During resolution discussions the crown agreed that the complainant's credibility was a live issue and that there was a ring of truth to my client's side of the story (he categorically denied the allegation).  No criminal record. 


R v R.M. 2014
My client's charges of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (x2) and Destroy, Alter VIN (x2) were withdrawn a week before his 3-day trial was scheduled to commence.  Upon review of my Charter application seeking the exclusion of evidence, the crown agreed that
there was no reasonable prospect of conviction.  No criminal record. 

R v P.O. 2014
My client's charges of assault and uttering threats were withdrawn by the crown after successful resolution discussions on his second court appearance.  No criminal record.

R v O.B. 2014
My client's charges of robbery and possession of property obtained by crime were withdrawn on the morning of trial.  The Crown agreed that it could not prove the identification of my client beyond a reasonable doubt.  No criminal record.  

R v L.D. 2014

My client's charges of criminal harassment (x2) were withdrawn following extensive resolution discussions with the Crown.  No criminal record.     

R v F.M. 2014
Charges of Theft Under $5,000 and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime were withdrawn by the Crown after pretrial discussions were conducted.  No criminal record.  

R v I.M. 2014
My client was arrested and charged with domestic assault and mischief under $5,000 stemming from an argument with his wife.  Following successful resolution discussions our office was able to convince the Crown that there was no damage to the property in question (a cell phone) and that it was very probable that it was a consensual altercation.  The Crown was not convinced that it had a reasonable prospect of conviction in this matter and as a result, all charges were withdrawn.  No criminal record.   

R v E.P. 2014
My client was charged with assault (x2), mischief under $5,000, uttering threats and failure to comply with recognizance in relation to a series of domestic incidents with her husband.  Shortly after retaining our office the client was released from custody in bail court.  Upon the client's successful completion of a comprehensive plan of rehabilitation, the charges were stayed at the request of the Crown.  No criminal record.  

R v S.O. 2013
My client was charged with assault, assault with a weapon and uttering threats in relation to a domestic incident with her partner.  The allegations were serious and a knife was involved.  Alcohol was a factor.  The police obtained identical statements from my client and the complainant, each accusing the other of being the perpetrator.  Following successful pretrial discussions the crown ultimately agreed that it was not in the public interest to prosecute and all charges were withdrawn.  No criminal record.       

R v E.C. 2013

My client was charged with possess loaded restricted firearm, possess firearm without a license (x2), possess firearm knowing it was obtained by crime, careless storage of firearm and careless storage of ammunition during the execution of a search warrant by the Toronto Police Service Guns and Gangs Task Force.  My client was detained after his bail hearing on the secondary and tertiary grounds.  Upon being retained, our office conducted a bail review in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the client was released on bail.  Following extensive resolution discussions with the crown, all charges were withdrawn on the morning of the preliminary inquiry.  No criminal record.       

R v K.H. 2013
My client was charged with assault (x2) and forcible confinement stemming from two altercations with his ex-girlfriend.  The crown was seeking a suspended sentence and probation and eventually offered my client a conditional discharge throughout the course of resolution discussions.  At trial an acquittal was entered on the forcible confinement charge after the evidence was heard.  The trial judge held in a reserved judgment that there was an air of reality to my client's claim of self-defence which left the court with a reasonable doubt as to his guilt.  Not guilty of all charges.  No criminal record.         

R v M.L. 2013
Client was charged with domestic assault and failure to comply with recognizance (x2) in relation to a series of incidents with his ex-girlfriend.  Our firm was retained after the client allegedly breached his bail conditions a second time - he was immediately released after Michael appeared for him in bail court.  The crown was seeking a suspended sentence and probation given the client's criminal record.  After resolution discussions that lasted nearly one year, the Crown agreed that it was not in the public interest to proceed with the case and all charges were withdrawn.  No criminal record.  


R v T.B. 2013
Client was charged with possession of marihuana (under 30 grams) under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act after being stopped at a RIDE spotcheck.  As a result of my client's criminal record, the Crown was seeking a fine, which would have resulted in an additional conviction on his record.  Following successful resolution discussions the Crown agreed to withdraw the charge.

R v C.A. 2013
Client was charged with assault, mischief under $5,000 and sexual assault in the domestic context.  The client was looking at jail time given the allegations.  Following successful resolution discussions the crown agreed that there was no reasonable prospect of conviction and all charges were withdrawn.  No criminal record.      


R v J.H. 2013
Client was charged with speeding (49 km/h over the limit) on Highway 400 after he was 'paced' by an officer.  The officer did not track my client's speed by way of a radar device, but rather, he 'paced' my client's vehicle, using the speedometer on his police cruiser to provide a range of possible speeds.  After researching the law in this area and preparing an extensive cross-examination of the officer, the charge was withdrawn on the day of trial.  No demerit points.  No fine.     

R v G.S. 2013
Client was charged with domestic assault stemming from an argument with his wife.  Shortly after retaining our firm, the client's Recognizance of Bail was varied, allowing him to return home.  The criminal charge of assault (Criminal Code section 265) was eventually withdrawn.  No criminal record.    

R v N.O. 2013
Client was pulled over by the police on the Gardiner Expressway for several Highway Traffic Act offences.  Following an interaction with the officers, my client was also charged with Refuse Breath Sample under section 254(5) of the Criminal Code.  Extensive pretrial discussions were conducted and eventually the matter resolved by way of a plea to Careless Driving under section 130 of the Highway Traffic Act.  No criminal record.         

R v Q.T. 2013
Client was charged with Possession of Marijuana; Possession for the Purpose Marihuana (over 30 grams); Produce Marihuana; Possession of Cocaine; Possession for the Purpose Cocaine; Possession of Heroin and Poession for the Purpose Heroin following the execution of a search warrant.  After successful resolution discussions all charges were stayed at the request of the crown.  No criminal record. 

R v W.L. 2013
Client was charged with Theft Under $5,000 in relation to allegations that he stole from his employer.  The Crown was reluctant to withdraw the charge given the fact that this case involved a breach of trust.  After extensive pretrial discussions that lasted almost a year, the Crown Attorney agreed to withdraw the charge and my client avoided a criminal record.    

R v C.C. 2013

Client was charged with domestic assault stemming from an incident with his girlfriend.  After successful resolutions discussion with the Crown Attorney the charge was withdrawn.

R v L.S. 2013
Client was charged with Theft Under $5,000 in relation to a shoplifting incident.  The charge was ultimately withdrawn and my client avoided a criminal record.  

R v A.P. 2013
Client's charges of Carry Concealed Weapon, Weapons Dangerous and Uttering Threats withdrawn.

R v Z.D. 2013
Client's charges of Assault and Uttering Threats withdrawn.  

R v L.S. 2013
Client's Domestic Assault charge withdrawn at the request of the Crown.  

R v J.R. 2013

Client's charges of Assault, Assault Causing Bodily Harm and Mischief Under $5,000 withdrawn by the Crown on morning of trial.  No criminal record. 

R v S.N. 2013
Client's charges of Fraud Over $5,000 and Utter Forged Document withdrawn.  No criminal record.

R v R.A. 2013
Absolute Discharge for an assault stemming from a road rage incident.  

R v S.W. 2013
False Fire Alarm charge withdrawn.  No criminal record.  

R v L.L. 2013
Charge of Possession (cocaine) for the Purpose of Trafficking withdrawn at the request of the Crown.  No criminal record.  

R v R.A. 2013
Conditional sentence for client charged with Break & Enter Commit (x4) and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (x2).  No jail. 

R v. J.B. 2013
Assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm and forcible confinement charges withdrawn. No criminal record. 

R v. M.P. 2013
Sexual assault charge withdrawn.  No criminal record.    

R v. K.V. 2012
Client found not guilty of Mischief Under $5000.  No criminal record. 

R  v.  G.A. 2012
Assault with a Weapon charge withdrawn.  No criminal record. 

R  v.  C.L. 2012
Uttering Threats charge withdrawn.  No criminal record. 

R  v.  J.M. 2012
Conditional discharge for client charged with Weapons Dangerous and Assault with a Weapon.

R  v.  J.S. 2012
Fraud Under $5000 and Use Cancelled Credit Card charges withdrawn.   No criminal record. 

R  v.  R.C. 2012
Assault charge withdrawn by Crown counsel on morning of trial.  No criminal record.