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  • The Difference Between Civil and Criminal LawSeptember 15, 2018

    The law is a complex beast; there’s a wide variety of different codes, procedures, and practices, as well as differences between provincial and federal laws. Each court will operate according to its own standards, each judge has their own way of ruling; it can be hard to parse out how each law funct … Read more »

  • The Legalization of Cannabis: What You Need To KnowSeptember 8, 2018

    Cannabis will become legal to purchase and consume in Manitoba as of October 17, 2018. The framework for the legalization of cannabis is complex, and there are many things Manitobans should know to avoid getting in trouble with the law. Cannabis can only be bought from retailers authorized by the Li … Read more »

  • Always Hire A LawyerSeptember 4, 2018

    You’ve been arrested. Why you were doesn’t matter, nor does it matter whether or not you are actually guilty of the crimes for which you’ve been accused. What matters is that you need a lawyer. When arrested, every Canadian has the right to retain counsel without delay, and the right to be informed … Read more »

  • Do I Need an Attorney at a DUI Hearing?August 31, 2018

    Going to court to defend yourself against a criminal charge is a daunting, intimidating prospect. Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious, criminal charge, and Manitoba has some of the strictest impaired driving laws in the country. The mandatory minimum sentence for an individual found guilt … Read more »

  • Can I Be Taken Into Custody After a Hearing?August 27, 2018

    You’ve been arrested, and charged with impaired driving. You are brought into jail and processed; most of the time, you’ll be released if the justice system does not believe you pose a flight risk; that is to say, they believe you will show up for your arraignment, where you will plead guilty or not … Read more »