The Implications Of Pleading Guilty

September 17, 2008 by  
Category: Featured

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People may think that pleading guilty will simply speed up the sentencing process. I often tell people that if they are going to plead guilty, they need a lawyer just as much as they would if they were going to fight the charge, because if you plead guilty, there are some important factors that need to be considered.

Is There Any Advantages To Pleading Guilty To A Domestic Assault Charge

June 30, 2008 by  
Category: Assault

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Darin Slaferek, criminal lawyer with Moreau and Company in Edmonton, discusses whether there any advantages to pleading guilty to a domestic assault charge. If someone is found guilty of assaulting their spouse, normally a jail term is required and in fact that is indicated in the Criminal Code. However, with a guilty plea there is […]

What Happens When A Person Accused Of Domestic Assault Pleads Guilty

March 26, 2008 by  
Category: Assault

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First and foremost, an accused person living in Oshawa, or anywhere else for that matter, must realize that he can only plead guilty if he is guilty. One cannot plead guilty out of convenience in order to get the matter over and done with. It is unethical for a lawyer to advise who is proclaiming […]

The Consequences Of Pleading Guilty

December 7, 2007 by  
Category: General

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There are advantages to pleading guilty. When you are dealing with an experienced lawyer, your defense will usually make the right decision to plead guilty when they should and the Crown will pull the appropriate charge when they should. Usually you get a very good offer from the Crown Attorney such as a plea bargain […]

Explaining Domestic Assault Trials And Pleading Guilty

November 2, 2007 by  
Category: Assault

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Those accused of a domestic assault have to appear in a domestic court that deals specifically with issues arising from domestic violence. The Province of Ontario has established domestic courts in most major communities. Through the Attorney General, the province has also trained Crown Attorneys to deal specifically with domestic issues. In addition, the Crown […]