What Happens When You Are Charged With A Drug Offence

July 5, 2009 by  
Category: Drug Charges

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Mitch Engel explains what happens when you are charged with a drug offence. A couple of things can happen when you are arrested and charged with a drug offence. If, for example, you are charged with possession of marijuana, you could be released right from the scene. The police might give you a “promise to […]

What Happens When A Person Is Arrested For A Drug Offence

December 11, 2007 by  
Category: Drug Charges

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Depending upon several factors, a person will generally be released, subject to quite serious bail conditions. They may be prevented from attending a certain part of town. They may be prevented from possessing any sort of drug paraphernalia and even cell phones. Before pagers and cell phones were commonly used by the general public, they […]

Advice For Clients Charged With Drug Offences

December 10, 2007 by  
Category: Drug Charges

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A person may be facing a drug charge today, but because of drugs, may be facing a much more serious charge tomorrow or next week. The key things to remember are to stay away from drugs, abide by your bail conditions, prepare to be able to please the judge by providing a clear drug screen […]

How Drug Courts Work

December 5, 2007 by  
Category: Drug Charges

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There is now a new Drug Court which gives someone who has not committed a violent offence an opportunity to amend their record for drug charges. It’s for all kinds of charges where drugs are involved, including whether an addiction or an involvement in drugs led them to criminal behaviour. An example might be a […]

The Most Common Drug Charges

December 4, 2007 by  
Category: Drug Charges

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The most common drug charges I see in my office are charges for possession of marijuana or cocaine. Someone charged with having a little bit of marijuana or little bit of cocaine is the most common drug charge not only in my jurisdiction, but also in the province and in the country. Drug charges rarely […]