August 26th, 2020
R v Derry, 2020 Calgary Provincial Court – Conditional Discharge For Assault Causing Ruptured Eardrum
Accused pleaded guilty to assault causing bodily harm. He was looking after the child of his partner. Complainant was the child’s father. He was not happy that the accused was involved with care of the child, and confronted him. Accused asked him to leave, but he did not. Complainant stated that, for all he knew, … Read More.
June 13th, 2019
Conditional Discharge Available Upon Conviction For Dangerous Driving Causing Bodily Harm – R v Chowdhury, 2019 Alberta Court Of Appeal
Appellant pled guilty to dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm (Code s 249(3)) He was sentenced to a $3,500 fine and one-year driving prohibition plus a victim surcharge (VFS) of $1,050. Prior to sentencing, appellant voluntarily completed a defensive driving course. Appellant had a family and was a chartered accountant studying for … Read More.
September 23rd, 2015
Client entered guilty pleas to domestic assault and breach of a recognizance for continuing contact with the complainant. Exceptional circumstances were argued in support of an application for a conditional discharge. In this case, it was the accused who contacted police because he was surprised and afraid of what he had just done to his … Read More.