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”
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”
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”
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”
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