When you’re charged with a firearms offence in Saskatchewan, it’s important to know what you’re up against and what your options are. Tips for Fighting Firearms Charges in Saskatchewan Here are some tips to help you fight your charges and get the best possible outcome. Hire a Saskatoon criminal defence lawyer Your first step shouldContinue reading “Tips for Fighting Firearms Charges in Saskatchewan”
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Unlawful Reasons for Traffic Stops in Saskatchewan
There are a variety of reasons why police officers may conduct traffic stops in Saskatchewan. However, there are also a number of reasons why these stops may be considered unlawful. Examples of Unlawful Traffic Stops Some common examples of unlawful traffic stops include: If you have been stopped by police and believe that the stopContinue reading “Unlawful Reasons for Traffic Stops in Saskatchewan”
Getting a Pardon in Saskatchewan: What Happens Next?
Now that you have been granted a pardon in Saskatchewan, what happens next? What Happens After Getting a Pardon in Saskatchewan? First and foremost, it is important to remember that a pardon (also known as a record suspension) does not erase your criminal record. Rather, it effectively “seals” it, so that it cannot be accessedContinue reading “Getting a Pardon in Saskatchewan: What Happens Next?”
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?”