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  • R. vs. T.L. – Vancouver Provincial Court

    Charges: Indecent Act; Mischief (reduced to Peace Bond). Issue: Whether the Crown could prove that our client intended to commit a criminal offence. Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown counsel to enter a stay of proceedings on the the criminal charges upon our client entering into a Peace B … Read more »

  • R. vs. B.I. – Vancouver Provincial Court

    Charges: Assault. Issue: Given the Covid-19 pandemic, whether it was appropriate to refer our client into the Alternative Measures Program for this assault by spitting offence. Result: Mr. Mines was able to provide Crown counsel with compelling information about our client which resulted in Crown al … Read more »

  • R. vs. T.F. – Surrey Provincial Court

    Charges: Assault with a Weapon; Uttering Threats x2; Unlawful Confinement. Issues: Whether Crown could prove that a weapon was used or that the complainant was unlawfully confined. Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown counsel to accept pleas to the lesser charges of common assault and utteri … Read more »

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

    Charge: Driving while prohibited. Issue: Whether it was in the public interest to proceed with the prohibited driving charge. Result: Mr. Johnson was able to persuade Crown counsel to proceed on the lesser charge of driving without possessing a valid driver’s licence. Rather than the 12 month minimu … Read more »

  • R. vs. J.L. – Surrey Provincial Court

    Charge: Assault (domestic). Issue: Given the rehabilitative steps we were able to guide our client through, whether it was in the public interest to continue with the criminal prosecution. Result: Mr. Johnson was able to persuade Crown counsel to enter a stay of proceedings on the assault charge upo … Read more »