Frequently Asked Questions

Impaired Driving vs Over 80 mg – Is there a difference?

Impaired Driving vs Driving Over 80 mg ? Yes, even though either Impaired Driving or Driving Over 80 mg charge is commonly referred to as “drunk driving” or “drinking and driving”, there is a legally significant difference between these two charges. Even though these two charges would very often be laid together, they mean different things and are…

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I am charged with domestic assault…

I am currently out on a strict bail resulting from a domestic assault charge… I am now told by our children that my wife is very sorry that she involved the police and she wants to take all the domestic assault allegations back. I want to return to my house. Can my wife convince the…

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I was charged with drinking and driving “care or control”, but I was not driving!?

I was charged with DUI care or control, but I was not driving!? My car was stuck in the ditch! Answer: “Vehicle in the ditch” is a fairly common “impaired or over 80 mg care or control” situation. Assuming that the Crown does not rely on past driving as it usually would be too…

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