Vancouver Riots – Stanley Cup 2011

Vancouver Riots – Stanley Cup 2011

Posted on April 22, 2016

The Vancouver Riots prosecutions have finally come to an end. Mitch Foster represented a large number of clients, some under investigation, and many charged. He had great success in keeping the vast majority of his clients out of jail. Many who sought his advice prior to meeting the police were never charged.

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Bail conditions for those charged with riot-related offences – Information from Vancouver riots lawyer

Posted on October 3, 2012

In the recent weeks, the police have recommended 200 charges against 50 new individuals suspected of participating in the June 2011 Stanley Cup Riots. If you find yourself being charged with riot related offences, it is important for you to understand your rights not to be denied reasonable bail without just cause. Reasonable bail not […]

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Roadside Driving Prohibitions – What you need to know from our Vancouver law firm

Posted on August 8, 2012

Since September 2010, British Columbia has put in place strict impaired driving laws. Further amendments were made to the law in June 2012 to allow for a proper review process. Except in certain circumstances, most individuals who are believed to be driving while impaired will be dealt with by the administrative regime, as opposed to […]

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How A Criminal Defence Lawyer in Vancouver Can Help Clear Up Domestic Assault Charges Part I: What is Domestic Assault?

Posted on July 18, 2012

In Canada, assault is considered to be: the use of force or threat of force against another person. Assault is considered to be “domestic” when the parties involved are either in a romantic or familial relationship. In general, most domestic assault charges occur between two members of a romantic relationship (husband/wife or boyfriend/girlfriend) but domestic […]

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How to Find a reliable Criminal Defence Lawyer in Vancouver

Posted on June 28, 2012

To make sure you are represented fairly in court it is important to find a reliable defence lawyer who has your best interests in mind. Availability, skills, experience and price are all important things to consider. Your lawyer can help you understand the charges, possible defences and resources at your disposal and any other important […]

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How Social media is being used by Police: The Vancouver Riots

Posted on May 8, 2012

Social media are meant to be used to share information, images, updates and life stories. However, it’s important to remember that the information posted on your social accounts can be used as incriminating evidence if it relates to a crime. People often forget, because of the casual nature of social media, that information posted there […]

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Impaired Driving Charges up 30% in BC: Do You have a good DUI Lawyer?

Posted on March 26, 2012

Through the beginning of 2012, the RCMP recorded a higher than usual number of impaired driving charges in the Lower Mainland.  Why is this occurring? Well many people are wondering if the charges are increasing in number due to confusion over the court ruling on B.C’s tough impaired driving laws. Do you understand B.C.’s Impaired Driving […]

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The First Stanley Cup Riot Conviction is Made: Do you Have a Vancouver Riot Lawyer?

Posted on January 13, 2012

The Vancouver Stanley Cup Riots erupted 7 months ago when the Vancouver Canucks lost the Stanley Cup to the Boston Bruins and in the time since there has been a great deal of speculation regarding convictions for people suspected of participating in the riots. Ryan Dickinson, a 20-year-old man from Coquitlam, became the first person […]

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Vancouver Stanley Cup Riots: Why it’s Important to Hire a Vancouver Riot Lawyer

Posted on December 23, 2011

Anyone in Vancouver knows what a chaotic time the city went through in the aftermath of the Vancouver Stanley Cup riots after the Vancouver Canucks lost the Stanley Cup to the Boston Bruins 4-0 in June of 2011. Now, six months later, charges are finally being laid and the first of the Vancouver Stanley Cup […]

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