Posts Tagged 'child abuse'

Sentencing issues for ‘simple’ possession of child pornography

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In Canada, the maximum sentence for ‘simple’ possession of child pornography is 5 years in jail where the Crown proceeds by Indictment (see section 163.1 of the Criminal Code of Canada). There is a minimum jail term of 45 days upon conviction. Over the years the legislation has been amended and the penalties are definitely getting stiffer here in Canada.

However, in the United States the sentencing regime for ‘simple’ possession of child pornography is about to become a whole lot ...

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J.M., Toronto | Client and Colleague Testimonials for Toronto Criminal Defence Lawyer

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“Not only did Tushar live up to his promise, he met with me frequently and kept me up to date concerning all the legal aspects of what was happening with my case.”
“Recently, I found myself in some legal trouble and felt lost and without direction. I was in desperate need of legal council. I turned to the Yellow Pages, as I know of no other useful outlet to use. I was impressed with Tushar Pain’s professional ad and ...

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S.T., Toronto | Client and Colleague Testimonials for Toronto Criminal Defence Lawyer

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“I believe that Tushar’s personal qualities helped me to cope with the very stressful situation I was in.”
“I was able to find information about Tushar on the Internet. The way information was presented on his site, especially the words about his commitment to his clients and testimonials of other people made my choice. Personal meetings confirmed my first positive impression. Tushar Pain is confident, considerate and observant. I believe that his personal qualities helped me to cope with ...

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D.H., Oshawa | Client and Colleague Testimonials for Toronto Criminal Defence Lawyer

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“Thank you for your understanding. You have become a good friend as well as a good lawyer. Thanks doesn’t even cover how grateful we are.”

Yours truly,

D.H., Oshawa

Click to read D.H.’s case

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R. v. R.J. | Examples Of Favourable Verdicts

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Case Name:
R. v. R.J.

Between
Her Majesty the Queen, respondent, and
R.J., appellant

[2002] O.J. No. 3143
Court File No. C37651

Ontario Court of Appeal
Toronto, Ontario
Doherty, Rosenberg and Cronk JJ.A.

August 9, 2002.
(2 paras.)

Counsel:
Tushar K. Pain, for the appellant.
No counsel mentioned for the respondent.

The judgment of the Court was delivered by

¶ 1      DOHERTY J.A. (endorsement):— The trial judge did not have the benefit of this court’s decision in R. v. Schan, [2002] O.J. No. 600, (February 15, 2002).  In ...

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R v. J.M. | Examples Of Favourable Verdicts

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ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

V.

JULIE MILGAARD

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BEFORE THE HONOURABLE JUSTICE P. TAYLOR
on November 26, 2004

Appearances:
D. Aaron – counsel for the Crown
T. Pain – counsel for the Accused

THE COURT: Julie Milgaard entered a plea of guilty before me on the 24th of September. The matter had been judicially pre-tried by me a few days before.

The facts are that while she was intoxicated she began yelling at her son, Barry, and ultimately hit Barrie. It’s a fact ...

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