• False Creek at night

Our Successes

Driving Charges

R. vs. T.L. – Richmond Provincial Court

Charge: Driving While Prohibited.
Issue: Whether the police breached our client’s rights to be free from an unlawful detention.
Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown to proceed on the lesser charge of Failing to produce a Driver’s licence. No driving prohibition.

R. vs. D.A. – Vancouver Provincial Court

Charges: Impaired Driving; Over .08.
Issue: Whether it was in the public interest to continue with the criminal prosecution.
Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown Counsel to proceed on a lesser charge under the Motor Vehicle Act. No criminal record.

R. vs. A.R. – North Vancouver Provincial Court

Charge: Driving While Prohibited.
Issue: Whether it was in the public interest to proceed with the charge.
Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown tp proceed on the lesser charge of driving without a licence and to aggree to a 6 month  driving prohibition.

R. vs. P.S. – North Vancouver Provincial Court

Charge: Impaired Driving; Over .08.
Issue: Whether it was in the public interest to proceed with the criminal charge.
Result: After our client completed rehabilitative steps on her own, we were able to persuade Crown to enter a stay of proceedings on the criminal charge and to proceed on a lesser Motor Vehicle Act charge. No criminal record.

R. vs. Y.T. – Port Coquitlam Provincial Court

Charge: Driving While Prohibited.
Issue: Whether it was in the public interest to proceed with the charge which carries a mandatory minimum 12 month driving prohibition..
Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown to proceed on the lesser offence of Driving without a Licence. No driving prohibition.