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Failing to Comply With Bail

This article will examine offences related to violating conditions of an undertaking or a recognizance of bail. This is commonly […]

Theft Over $5000: Everything You Need to Know

Theft is one of the most common criminal charges laid in Canada and covers a broad spectrum of cases, including […]

Understanding Voyeurism Offences in Canada

Voyeurism involves secretly observing or recording someone without their knowledge in a situation or place where they have a reasonable […]

How to Beat an Assault Charge in Ontario

Assault is one of the most common criminal charges in Ontario and one of the most challenging. There are several […]

What Are the Penalties for Fraud Charges in Canada

Section 380(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada sets out the offence of fraud: “Everyone who, by deceit, falsehood or […]

Three Types of Sexual Assault Charges

Sexual assault is one of the most serious crimes in the Criminal Code of Canada. It involves violating the sexual […]

What is the Difference Between Summary and Indictable Offences?

The Criminal Code of Canada and additional acts, such as the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, categorize criminal offences into […]

Penalties and Sentencing for Weapons Offences

What is a Firearm Offence? With increasing concerns over gun violence in Canada and a general intolerance towards it, Canadian […]

How to Bail Someone Out of Jail in Canada?

If someone you know has been arrested but is not released by police, they have a right to a bail […]

What is Entrapment?

Entrapment occurs when authorities “induce” a defendant to commit a crime, without reasonable suspicion–meaning that without this “encouragement,” you may […]

The Right to Remain Silent in Canadian Law

You have likely heard about “Miranda Rights” in the United States and the right to remain silent. In Canada, we […]

What is the Legal Blood Alcohol Limit in Canada?

Impaired driving is the leading criminal cause of death and injury in Canada. Canada has stringent penalties for impaired driving. […]

What is Culpable Homicide?

In the news, we often read about murder and manslaughter, homicide and culpable homicide, but how many of us know […]

Difference Between Assault, Assault Causing Bodily Harm and Aggravated Assault

For many, the differences between assault, assault causing bodily harm and aggravated assault are fuzzy. Generally, the severity of the […]

How to Destroy Fingerprints & Photograph Records?

How to Destroy Fingerprints & Photographs Records? The following information and applications on this page are for informational purposes ONLY […]

What are Crown Pre-Trials & Judicial Pre-Trials?

What is a Crown Pre-Trial? What is a Judicial Pre-Trial? What happens at a Pre-Trial?
Purpose of Pre-trials?
What issues can be discussed at a pre-trial?

Essential Online Resources for any Toronto Criminal Lawyer

Essential Online Resources for any Toronto Criminal Lawyer   The contents of your average Toronto criminal lawyer’s briefcase look a lot […]

Top 10 Tips For Your First Criminal Court Appearance

You don’t need to attend, if you retain a lawyer and sign a ‘designation’ If you plan on retaining a […]

Search Warrants: Answers to FAQ on Police Raids & Search Warrants

SEARCH WARRANTS WHAT ARE THEY & WHEN ARE THEY REQUIRED? ANSWERS TO FAQ ON PRIOR JUDICIAL AUTHORIZATION   WHAT IS A […]

What to do when the Police call you? Answers to FAQ about Police Phone Calls & Legal Rights

Can the police call me from a 'private' 'blocked' or 'unknown' number?  Yes, you can typically expect your caller ID […]

Courtroom Layout in Criminal Trials Infographic

    ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE over 200 locations  across Ontario that handle criminal and family matters Most criminal cases […]

Glossary: Criminal Law Terms

Glossary of Criminal Law Terms   A Absolute Discharge – a conviction is not entered against the accused and any […]

Police Powers for Warrantless Searches of Motor Vehicles

Warrantless Search of Motor Vehicles Sources of Lawful Authority that Permit Police To Search Automobiles Without a Warrant Warrantless searches […]

Tips For When You’re In Police Custody—Arrested & Charged

  Exercise your right to remain silent All individuals have the right to remain silent and not incriminate themselves, so […]

Criminal Court Process in Canada Infographic

Canadian Criminal Court Process Infographic      

Sentencing Options for Criminal Cases in Canada

Sentencing Options for Criminal Cases in Canada   The infographic below briefly outlines some of the sentencing dispositions available to […]

Property Seized by Police in Canada: Seizure, Forfeiture & Restoration

Property Seizure, Forfeiture & Restoration FAQ’s on Legal Procedures for Property Seized by Police in Canada   Criminal procedure relating to […]

Regulatory / Quasi-Criminal Offences

REGULATORY / QUASI-CRIMINAL OFFENCES   What are Regulatory Offences? Regulatory offences, also commonly referred to as quasi-criminal offence are regulated […]

Legal Rights Infographic: Know Your Rights When Facing Criminal Charges

  Charged with a Criminal Offence? Know Your Legal Rights - Infrographic by Farjoud Law - Toronto Criminal Lawyer   […]

Fail to Comply/Breach of Bail, Probation and Court Orders

OFFENCES AGAINST THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE FAIL TO COMPLY/BREACH OF BAIL, PROBATION & COURT ORDERS LAWYER   What are Failure […]

Bail Reviews & Variations

Bail Variations & Bail Reviews   What is a Bail Variation? When a person, who is accused of committing a […]

Organized Crime Offences

Organized Crime Offences What Are Organized Crime Offences? Organized Criminal Offences are criminal offences which are committed by a criminal organization […]

Young Offenders & Youth Court Charges

Young Offenders & Youth Court Charges   What Are Youth Court Charges? Youth court offences are criminal offences as defined within […]

Proceeds of Crime Lawyer

FARJOUD LAW - TORONTO CRIMINAL LAWYER PROCEEDS OF CRIMES LAWYER   What Are Proceeds of Crime Charges? Proceeds of Crime […]

Weapons, Guns & Firearms Offences

FARJOUD LAW - TORONTO CRIMINAL LAWYER WEAPONS, GUNS & FIREARMS LAWYER     What Are Weapons/Guns/Firearms Offences? There are a wide […]

Robbery Charges Lawyer Toronto

Robbery Lawyer Farjoud Law   What is Robbery? The criminal offence of robbery is defined in the Criminal Code of […]

Drug Possession Charges

Drug Possession Charges Lawyer in Toronto   What Is Drug Possession? The Controlled Substances and Drug Act defines several different types of drug […]

Toronto Fraud Lawyer: Fraud Under/Over $5000

Fraud Lawyer in Toronto - Farjoud Law   What Is Fraud? The criminal offence of fraud is defined in Section 380 […]

Assault Charges Lawyer Toronto

Assault Charges Lawyer Farjoud Law   What Is Assault and Threat? The Criminal Code of Canada defines assault offences under specific […]

Sexual Assault Lawyer

Sexual Assault Charges Lawyer Farjoud Law   What Is Sexual Assault? Sexual assault is a form of assault that is […]

Tis The DUI Season: Recent SCC Ruling, Breakdown of DUI Investigations, Tips to Remember and Penalties of Impaired Driving

SCC ruling on impaired driving case The recent Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ruling on a case related to impaired […]

Ontario’s New Police Record Checks Legislation | Bill 113 is now Police Record Checks Reform Act 2015

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Mandatory Minimum Gun Laws

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Farjoud Law Offers Multi-Language Legal Representation

Farjoud Law Offers Multi-Language Legal Representation Farjoud Law Provides Clients with Multi-language Support for Criminal Offences - English, Italian, Farsi/Persian, […]

How Bill C-51 Will Effect the “Search and Seizure Rights” of Canadians

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