Understanding Minimum and Maximum Sentencing in Canada

If you have been charged with a criminal offence in Canada, you may be wondering what the minimum and maximum sentences are for your particular offence. While there is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, there are some general things you should know about minimum and maximum sentencing in Canada. The Principle of Proportionality InContinue reading “Understanding Minimum and Maximum Sentencing in Canada”

Common Bail Conditions in Canada

There are a number of common bail conditions that are typically imposed in Canada. Common Bail Conditions in Canada These include: A surety: This is someone who agrees to act as a guarantor for the accused, and to ensure that they attend all court appearances. Recognizance: This is an agreement between the accused and theContinue reading “Common Bail Conditions in Canada”

What to Expect at a Bail Hearing in Saskatoon

Are you preparing for a bail hearing? You might have a lot of questions about what to expect, and we’re going to answer some of those questions for you in today’s post. What Happens at a Bail Hearing At a bail hearing in Saskatoon, the court considers whether or not to grant bail to theContinue reading “What to Expect at a Bail Hearing in Saskatoon”

Using Self-Defense as a Defense in Assault Cases in Canada

If you are charged with assault in Canada and plan to plead not guilty, one of the defenses you and your Saskatoon criminal lawyer might use is self-defense. Today, we’ll tell you more about this defense and answer common questions about using it. What Is Self-Defense? Self-defense is when someone uses force to protect themselvesContinue reading “Using Self-Defense as a Defense in Assault Cases in Canada”

8 Things to Look for in a Saskatoon DUI Lawyer

If you have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in Saskatoon, it is important to hire a qualified lawyer to represent you. DUI charges are serious and can result in significant penalties, including time in jail, hefty fines, and a loss of your driver’s license. What to Look for in a Saskatoon DUIContinue reading “8 Things to Look for in a Saskatoon DUI Lawyer”

Do You Go to Jail for a DUI in Saskatchewan?

When you’re facing DUI charges in Saskatchewan, one of your top concerns will be whether jail time is a serious possibility. Do You Go to Jail for DUIs? In Saskatchewan, if you are caught driving impaired, you will face serious consequences. Depending on the severity of your offense, you could be looking at up toContinue reading “Do You Go to Jail for a DUI in Saskatchewan?”

Will I Get a Criminal Record for My DUI Charge in Saskatchewan?

The DUI process in Saskatoon can be long and daunting, and one of the questions we get asked most often is whether or not a DUI conviction will show up on your criminal record. The answer to this question isn’t always simple, as it depends on a few different factors. Let’s take a look atContinue reading “Will I Get a Criminal Record for My DUI Charge in Saskatchewan?”

Refusal to Provide Breath Sample in Saskatoon

If you are pulled over by the police in Saskatoon and they suspect that you have been drinking, they will ask you to provide a breath sample using either an approved screening device or a breathalyzer. If you refuse to provide a sample, the consequences can be as severe as they are for being foundContinue reading “Refusal to Provide Breath Sample in Saskatoon”

What To Do if You’re Charged with Assault in Saskatoon

We understand how overwhelming and scary it can be to get charged with assault in Saskatoon. Today, we’ll share some important steps to follow and who to call if you find yourself in this position. Your First Steps if You’re Charged with Assault in Saskatoon If you’ve been charged with assault, the first thing youContinue reading “What To Do if You’re Charged with Assault in Saskatoon”

What is Criminal Law and What is it For?

If you’re curious about exactly what criminal law entails and what it’s for, don’t miss the rest of this post. Along with explaining the basics of criminal law, we’ll tell you who to call if you’re charged with a criminal offence in Saskatoon. Understanding Criminal Law in Saskatoon Criminal law is the body of lawContinue reading “What is Criminal Law and What is it For?”