Tag Archive for: charge withdrawn peace bond

R. v. D.M. – Vancouver Provincial Court

Charges: Assault (domestic). Reduced to Peace Bond.

Issue: Given the rehabilitative steps we guided our client through, whether it was in the public interest to proceed with a criminal prosecution.

Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown counsel to stay the criminal charges  upon our client entering into a Peace Bond with a 12 month “no contact” order. No criminal record.

R. vs. N.D. – Richmond Provincial Court

Charge: Sexual Assault.

Issue: Whether there was a substantial likelihood of a conviction.

Result: Mr. Johnson was able to direct Crown counsel to various flaws in the prosecution’s case. On the eve of a 4 day trial, Crown agreed to resolve this matter by withdrawing the charge. Our client entered into a Peace Bond. No criminal record.