Self-defence when a person is the victim of an unprovoked assault (Section 34 of the Criminal Code ).

February 9, 2012 by  
Category: Assault, Featured

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Bruce Engel of Engel and Associates criminal lawyers in Ottawa explains self-defence as it is described in Sections 34 of the Criminal Code when a person is the victim of an unprovoked assault. Though self-defence is defined more than once in the Criminal Code, the application of the definitions is very complicated and something that […]

Self-Defence When A Person Is A Victim Of An Unprovoked Assault

December 20, 2011 by  
Category: Assault, Criminal Law, General

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Bruce Engel of Engel and Associates criminal lawyers in Ottawa explains self-defence as it is described in Sections 34 of the Criminal Code when a person is the victim of an unprovoked assault. Though self-defence is defined more than once in the Criminal Code, the application of the definitions is very complicated and something that […]

The Increase in Severity of Sentencing for Fraud Convictions

November 22, 2011 by  
Category: Criminal Law, Fraud

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Bruce Engel of Engel and Associates criminal lawyers in Ottawa explains the increase in the severity of sentencing for fraud convictions. Penalties for convictions for fraud are increasing in severity, especially if there are aggravating factors such as breach of trust or any kind of coercion. If the victims are particularly vulnerable such as the […]

Defending A Fraud Charge And The Advantage Of A Plea Bargain

October 12, 2011 by  
Category: Criminal Law, Fraud, General

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Bruce Engel of Engel and Associates criminal lawyers in Ottawa explains the challenge of defending a fraud charge and the advantage of a plea bargain. Unlike an assault charge file or impaired driving charge file that may take me a few hours to review, a fraud file is usually made up of banker’s boxes full […]

Why You Need A Lawyer’s Advice When Accused Of Fraud

September 22, 2011 by  
Category: Fraud, General

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Bruce Engel of Engel and Associates criminal lawyers in Ottawa explains why it’s important to get a lawyer’s advice when you think you may be accused of fraud. More often than not, a fraud charge will sneak up on you. For instance, you can be engaged in fraud by depriving your employer, and you may […]

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