June 13th, 2019

Conditional Discharge Available Upon Conviction For Dangerous Driving Causing Bodily Harm – R v Chowdhury, 2019 Alberta Court Of Appeal

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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

R. v. G.W. 2015 Edmonton Provincial Court

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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.