Recent Successes

R. v. M. (January 7, 2016)
Offence Charged: Assault (Spousal)
Result: After negotiation with prosecutor, the matter was resolved by way of a Peace Bond (Section 810 of the Criminal Code). Not a Criminal Record.

R. v. Z. (Jan 7, 2016)
Charge: Driving while prohibited (DWP)
Result: Accused has a prior DWP record which usually would trigger a 14-day jail sentence. After discussion with prosecutor and defence submission at sentencing, the court deemed that jail was not necessary in the circumstances.

R. v. Z. (Dec 23, 2015)
Charges: Driving While prohibited (DWP) x2
Result: Prosecutor entered Stay of Proceedings after defence discussion of weakness of crown's case.

R. v. F (Oct 27, 2015)
Charge: Domestic Assault
Result: Judge permitted joint submission of counsel for a Conditional Discharge given the unique circumstances of the accused. No Criminal Record.

R. v. C (Oct 8, 2015)
Charge: Assault and Uttering Threat
Result: Section 810 Peace Bond. Not a Criminal Record.

R. v. W. (Sep 23, 2015)
Charge: Spousal Assault/Domestic violence
Result: After defence negotiation, prosecutor agreed to a Peace Bond. No Criminal Record.

R. v. C. (Sep 21, 2015)
Charge: Causing person to reasonably fear for safety (section 810 Criminal Code)
Result: Crown counsel directed a Stay of Proceedings. No Criminal Record.

R. v. L. (Sep 14, 2015)
Charge: Assault (Spousal)
Result: Conditional Discharge. No Criminal Record.

R. v. K. (Sep 10, 2015)
Charges: Carrying concealed weapon and breach of probation.
Result: After defence representation in court, the judge granted a Conditional Discharge. No Criminal Record.

R. v. H. (Sep 2, 2015)
Charge: Domestic Assault
Result: Peace Bond. No Criminal Record.

R. v. H. (August 31, 2015)
Charge: Spousal Assault
Result: Client entered into a section 810 peace bond to keep the peace. No Criminal Record.

R. v. L. (August 24, 2015)
Charges: Mischief, possession of a weapon, uttering threat.
Result: Prosecutor directed a Stay of Proceedings after defence representation. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R .v. H. (August 13, 2015)
Charge: Spousal Assault
Result: After defence representation, prosecutor agrees to a Peace Bond. No Criminal Record.

R. v. K. (July 20, 2015)
Charge: Driving While Prohibited
Result: After defence negotiation with crown counsel, the client pleaded guilty to Driving Without a Valid Licence. Three months driving prohibition and $300.00 fine.

R. v. C (July 20, 2015)
Charge: Spousal Assault
Result: Stay of Proceedings after negotiation. No Criminal Record.

R. v. Y. (July 15, 2015)
Charge: Domestic Assault
Result: After negotiation, prosecutor directed a Stay of Proceedings. No Criminal Record.

R. v. K. (June 12, 2015)
Charge: Assault
Result: Conditional discharge. No Criminal Record.

R. v. X. (June 11, 2015)
Charge: Assault.
Result: negotiated a Conditional Discharge. No Criminal Record.

R. v. Z. (June 11, 2015)
Charge: Assault girlfriend.
Result: After defence negotiation, judge granted Peace Bond Section 810 Recognizance. No Criminal Record.

R. v. X. (May 25, 2015)
Charge: Production of Cannabis and Possession (marijuana) for the Purpose of Trafficking.
Result: Stay of Proceedings after completion of Preliminary Inquiry Hearing. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. L. (May 14, 2015)
Charge: Theft under $5000. Shop lifting.
Result: Stay of Proceedings. No Criminal Record.

R. v. J. (May 13, 2015)
Charge: causing person fearful of his or her safety
Result: Prosecutor directed a Stay of Proceedings.

R. v. K. (May 12, 2015)
Charge: Spousal Assault
Result: Conditional Discharge.

R. v. K. (April 29, 2015)
Charge: Sexual Assault
Result: Stay of Proceedings. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. W. (April 28, 2015)
Charge: Spousal Assault
Result: Stay of Proceedings. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. B. (April 13, 2015)
Charge: Driving While Prohibited in Richmond BC
Result: Prosecutor agreed to dropping the DWP charge and the driver pleaded guilty to Driving Without a Licence.
Three month driving prohibition and a fine of $500.00.

R. v H (April 2, 2015)
Counsel: Edward Chu and Dilraj S. Gosal
Charge: Impaired Driving causing Bodily Harm
Result: Guilty Plea to Impaired simpliciter. $1,500 fine and driving prohibition.

R. v. Y (April 2, 2015)
Charge: Assault
Result: Prosecutor entered a Stay of Proceedings. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

Immediate Roadside Prohibition (IRP) Review (Feb 9, 2015)
Issue: Whether the driver had a reasonable excuse for failing or refusing to provide breath sample.
Result: Driving Prohibition revoked.

R. v. K (January 28, 2015)
Charge: Breach of Probation
Result: Conditional Discharge. No Criminal Record.

R. v. L (January 27, 2015)
Charge: Theft Under $5000
Result: STAY OF PROCEEDINGS. No Criminal Record.

R. v. Yan (January 16, 2015)
Charge: Assault
Result: STAY OF PROCEEDINGS. Charge got dropped on the day of Trial. No Criminal Record.

R. v. Zhang (January 14, 2015)
Charge: Driving While Prohibited
Result: Prosecutor directed a Stay of Proceedings to drop the charge after defence persuasion. No Record.

R. v. K. (October 23, 2014)
Charge: Breach of Probation.
Result: Crown directed a Stay of Proceedings. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. Z. (November 14, 2014)
Charge: Assault
Result: Crown directed a Stay of Proceedings. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. K. (Nov 21, 2014)

Charges: Production of marijuana/cannabis (grow-op), possession for the purpose of trafficking and hydro theft.
Result: Prosecutor reduced the charge to one count of simple possession. Judge granted Conditional Discharge after defence argument. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. Y. (September 26, 2014)
Charge: Possession of Marijuana (Cannabis).
Police officer claimed that he smelled 'fresh/vegetative' marijuana and ordered the accused to exit his car and pop the trunk and discovered more than two ounces of weed.
Result: Stay of Proceedings. NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. L. (September 10, 2014)
Charge: Assault with a Weapon
Result: Prosecutor directed a Stay of Proceedings. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. K. (September 2, 2014)
Charge: Assault against girlfriend.
Result: Conditional Discharge. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. P. (July 17, 2014)
Charge: Assault against daughter.
Result: Crown directed a Stay of Proceedings. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. P. (July 17, 2014)
Charge: Assault against wife.
Result: Crown directed a Stay of Proceedings. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. S. (July 4, 2014)
Charge: Assault. Client allegedly threw the complainant against the wall.
Result: Crown directed a Stay of Proceedings. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. L. (July 3, 2014)
Charge: Assault. Client headbutted girlfriend.
Result: Peace Bond. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. S. (June 17, 2014)
Client charged with Assault.
Result: PEACE BOND. No Criminal Record.

R. v. Z. (June 17, 2014)
Client charged with uttering threat.
Result: STAY OF PROCEEDINGS. No Record.

R. v. Y. (May 1, 2014)
Client charged with Driving While Prohibited.
Result: STAY OF PROCEEDINGS. No Record.

R. v. L (April 28, 2014)

Trial for Theft Under.
After defence negotiation with prosecutor, the charge is dropped based on problems with Crown evidence and strength of defence case.
STAY OF PROCEEDINGS. No Criminal Record.

R. v. N (April 17, 2014)

Trial for Employment Theft
Client was a security guard at the airport.
After a two-day trial, the judge ruled that mere suspicion is not enough, and something more is needed to find that the allegation is proved beyond a reasonable doubt.
Found NOT GUILTY.

R. v. M. (April 2, 2014)

Accused charged with Theft of multiple items in the mall.
Result: After defence persuasion and representation, the prosecutor dropped the charge. STAY of PROCEEDINGS. NO RECORD.

R. v. X. (April 1, 2014)

Accused charged with Criminal Harassment.

Prosecutor STAYED the charge after defence persuasion.
No Record.

R. v. B. (March 27, 2014)

Accused charged with Assault and uttering Threat.

Trial: After thorough cross-examination by the defence, judge found that there is a possibility that the victim applied fake blood on herself to doctor a photo and that there is reasonable doubt whether or not the accused uttered a threat to her.

Result: NOT GUILTY on All Counts! No Record!

R. v. C. (March 10, 2014)
Assault Trial.
Allegation: The defendant punched his partner twice.
Result: Acquittal. NOT GUILTY.

R. v. M (February 9, 2014)
Assault charge.
Result: Crown prosecutor entered a Stay of Proceedings after client completed counselling. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. W (February25, 2014)
Charges: Assault and Extortion
Result: Conditional Discharge for Assault. Prosecutor dropped Extortion. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. F. (February 17, 2014)
Trial for Assault.
Judge found that there was reasonable force used in defence of property.
Result: Acquittal.

R. v. W. (February 12, 2014)
Charges: Attempted Robbery and Theft
Result: Conditional Discharge. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. P. (February 4, 2014)
Charges: Robbery, Disguise with Intent to commit, Obstruction, and Possession of a Weapon.
Result: Conditional Discharge on Robbery and Disguise. The other charged dropped. NO RECORD.

R. v. C. (January 30, 2014)
Charges: Uttering Threat and Assault
Result: Conditional Discharge To Assault only. Stay of Proceedings for Threat. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. A (January 22, 2014)

Trial for two counts of Robbery and Assault with a Weapon.
After skilful defence cross-examination and argument, the accused was Acquitted of all counts. NOT GUILTY. NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. C (January 14, 2014)

Charges: Two assault and one Assault Causing Bodily Harm.
Allegation: Client stabbed another person's hand causing injury.
Result: Conditional Discharge on simple assault only. No Criminal Record.

R. v. S (December 17, 2013)

Client was charged with Driving While Prohibited.
After negotiation with prosecutor, the charge was dropped in court.
Result: No Record.

R. v. W (December 11, 2013)
Accused with criminal record charged with Assault causing bodily harm.
Prosecutor agreed to reduce it down to simple assault.
Judge suspended the passing of sentence.

R. v. W (December 6, 2013)
Accused charged with Assault with a weapon.
Prosecutor agreed to release the accused on conditions.

R. v. C. (October 30, 2013)
Conditional Sentence Order Breach Hearing
Prosecutor withdraws the charge after negotiation.

R. v. H. (October 24, 2013)
Assault Charge.
Allegation: Client pushed and punched his spouse.
Result: Conditional Discharge. No criminal record!

R. v. H. (October 21, 2013)
Assault charge.
Allegation: Client scratched up complainant driver in the car.
Result: Peace Bond. No criminal record.

R. v. D (October 17, 2013)
Assault Trial.
Prosecutor's application to adjourn trial was denied.
Stay of Proceedings.

R. v. V (October 15, 2013)
Theft Under 1 ($500)
Theft Under 2 ($1,500)
Result: Absolute Discharge (No Record)

R. v. R (September 16, 2013)
Theft Under X2
over $3,000 value.
Client has record
Judge granted a suspended sentence. No jail. No house arrest.

R. v. L. (August 21, 2013)

Client charged with Robbery, Breaking and Entering, and weapon charges. House arrest (avoids real jail).

R. v. C. (September 5, 2013)

Theft and assault charges dropped. Client diverted.

R. v. S (August 20, 2013)

Client with a lengthy criminal record charged with Breaking and Entering.

Guilty of Mischief. one-day jail.

R. v. W (August 20, 2013)

Youth client charged with Breach of Curfew.
Sentence: Probation.

R. v. C (August 13, 2013)

Client charged with: Assault with a Weapon, Breaking and Entering, and breaches of no-contact.

Judge granted house arrest. No jail.

(July 30, 2013)
Theft charges dropped before clients needed to attend court.

R. v. C (June 17, 2013)
Charges: Assaulting police officer, resisting arrest, mischief, and drunk in public causing a disturbance.
Result: Conditional discharge to Resisting arrest.

R. v. W (June 7, 2013)
Charge: Assault with weapon
Result: Stay of Proceedings (charge dropped)

R. v. H (April 14, 2013)
Charges: Uttering threat, and threat to burn house
Result: Condition discharge on uttering threat.

R. v. L (May 6 and 7, 2013)
Charge: Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking
Result: Acquitted the defendant of possession for the purpose of trafficking.

R. v. L (April 30, 2013)
Domestic assault
Result: Stay of Proceedings.

R. v. D (April 26, 2013)
Charge: Assault causing bodily harm to child
Result: Conditional Discharge. No criminal record.

R. v. C (April 8, 2013)
Spousal Assault.
Result: Peace Bond. No criminal record.

R. v. H (April 5, 2013)

Client charged with possession of cocaine, meth and MDMA (Ecstasy).
Facts: police arrested everyone in a vehicle upon smelling 'fresh marijuana,' and conducted search after.
After cross-examination of police officers and final argument, judge excluded evidence on the basis that police violated the defendant's Charter rights: Section 9 "Everyone has the right not to be arbitrarily detained..." and Section 8 "Everyone has the right to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure."
Result: All charges dismissed. No criminal record.

R. v. F (April 2, 2013)
Allegation: Assault by consecutive punches to the head resulting in injury.
Result: Stay of proceedings. No criminal record.

R. v. B (March 21, 2013)
Spousal Assault.
Allegation: Defendant punched spouse's head.
Result: Conditional discharge. No record.

R. v. K (January 10, 2013)
Breach of probation. Judge granted Conditional Discharge. No Criminal Record.

R. v. B. (January 8, 2013)
Theft from Employer about $8,000. Judge suspended passing of the sentence and placed client on probation. No Jail. No House arrest.

R. v. S. November 27, 2012

Client charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm. Conditional Discharge granted by the judge at sentencing. No jail. No criminal record.

R. v. A. October, 2012. Trafficking. Crown entered a stay of proceedings due to delay.

R. v. T. (October 16, 2012)
Trial for two charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (drugs). Not Guilty. Acquittal. No criminal record.

R. v. A (October 12, 2012)
Mischief for breaking windows. Absolute Discharge.

R. v. Z (October 12, 2012)
Possession for the purpose of trafficking, cocaine and heroin.
Conditional Sentence Order (house arrest). No Jail.

R. v. T (October 9, 2012)
Assault. After defence submission at sentencing, a conditional discharge was granted for the accused.

R. v. C (October 4, 2012)
Spousal assault trial. Defendant acquitted after trial. Not guilty.

R. v. Vinepal. (acted as co-counsel) Not guilty of second-degree murder and attempted murder. But convicted of lesser included offences of manslaughter and aggravated assault.